BREAKING: A Vote of No Confidence in Theresa May could be just HOURS away


Stay in touch!

Sign up to be updated with Evolve's latest stories, and for opportunities to get involved.
Loading

Theresa May could be just hours away from being forced out as Tory leader, with a Vote of no Confidence in her leadership looking increasingly likely, that is according to the BBC’s Political Editor Laura Kuenssberg.

Following the hugely damaging resignations of Brexit Secretary David Davis and now the Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson, Downing Street has been forced to confirm that Theresa May would contest a Vote of No Confidence, should one be brought to the House.

And now, following Downing Street’s statement, the BBC’s Laura Kuenssberg has indicated that such a vote could even take place ‘in the next hour’:

A meeting of the hugely influential 1922 Committee is also now scheduled for 17:30, with reports indicating that the magic number of 48 signatures have been received to force a Vote of No Confidence in the Prime Minister:

With at least 48 Tory MPs reportedly now willing to vote against her in any Vote of No Confidence – and with almost certainly the entire opposition willing to do the same – it is becoming increasingly likely that Theresa May will be ousted as Prime Minister in the coming days, or even later on today, depending on the outcome of the 1922 Committee meeting at 17:30.

However, until the Chairman of the 1922 Committee, Graham Brady, announces such a decision, we will unfortunately be kept in limbo.

Arch Tory Brexiteer Michael Fabricant has just indicated that Graham Brady has denied that the 48 signature mark has been met:

Labour MP Melanie Onn – whose office is situated directly above the room where the 1922 Committee is meeting right now – is reporting “an awful lot of table banging“. Read into that what you will!

Evolve needs your help more than ever.

We rely on the generosity of our readers to help fund the majority of our work - but we need a little more to make ends meet and enable us to grow.

If we can reach 1,000 regular subscribers, we will become entirely financially sustainable - and we'll also have a little extra so we can build upwards and outwards to make our work have an even bigger impact.

In the last month alone, our work on the Environment Bill has helped force a change in the law for the better. And, since Evolve was founded, our uniquely viral style of journalism has repeatedly put the establishment on the back foot and helped force genuinely positive progression.

But we want to do far more - and we need your help to do it.

The best way you can help us is by becoming a Monthly or Annual subscriber. This kind of regular income allows us to better plan for the future - firstly so we can pay the bills, and then so we can set aside funds and time to work on extra projects.

However, if you can't commit to a regular payment, one-off donations - no matter how small - also make a big difference to us, and we genuinely make the most of every single penny.

So, if you appreciate the work that Evolve does and you want to see us make an even bigger impact on the world, please think about contributing to our work in whatever way you possibly can.

Subscriber-Only Comments

Follow

153,478FansLike
1,924FollowersFollow
395FollowersFollow
1FollowersFollow
66,917FollowersFollow
1,060SubscribersSubscribe