Jun 26, 2022

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UK PM Johnson to face confidence vote after string of scandals

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will face a Conservative Party vote of confidence in his leadership on Monday after 54 of his Tory MPs sparked a contest following a series of scandals.

“The 15 percent threshold of the parliamentary party seeking a vote of confidence in the Conservative Party leader has been crossed,” said Graham Brady, Chairman of the 1922 Committee of Conservative Backbench MPs.< /p >

“In accordance with the rules, a vote will take place today between 1800 and 2000 (1700 and 1900 GMT),” he added.

A vote of confidence in Mr Johnson from the Conservative Party is a chance “to draw a line and move on,” said a Downing Street spokesman.

” The Prime Minister welcomes the opportunity to address MPs s to present a case and will remind them that there is no more formidable political force when they are united and focused on the issues that matter to voters,” the spokesman added shortly after the vote was announced /p>

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