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PMQs Underway After Another Conservative MP States Opposition To Johnson


Prime ministers' questions gets underway in the House of Commons with Prime Minister Boris Johnson still under significant pressure from both the opposition and his own benches.

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  • Earlier this morning, former Conservative minister Tobias Ellwood MP stated that he no longer had confidence in PM Johnson and would be submitting a letter calling for a leadership contest.
  • It remains unclear how many letters have been submitted to the chair of the 1922 Committee of backbench Conservative MPs. A total of 54 (representing 15% of Conservative MPs) are required to trigger a confidence vote. Only 1922 chair Sir Graham Brady knows how many letters have been sent in so far.

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