Boris Johnson will face vote of no confidence tonight after Tories turn on PM 2 months ago

Boris Johnson will face vote of no confidence tonight after Tories turn on PM

The votes will be counted immediately afterwards

Conservative MPs have triggered a no-confidence vote, meaning that Prime Minister Boris Johnson could face the chopping block at the hands of his own party.

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Announcing the news on June 6, Tory chairman Sir Graham Brady said that the vote would be held between 6 pm and 8 pm today, with counting happening "immediately afterwards."

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"The threshold of 15% of the parliamentary party seeking a vote of confidence in the leader of the Conservative Party has been exceeded," wrote Brady in a letter addressed to MPs. "In accordance with the rules, a ballot will be held between 1800 and 2000 TODAY MONDAY JUNE 6 - details to be confirmed. The votes will be counted immediately afterwards. An announcement will be made at a time to be advised. Arrangements for the announcement will be released later today."

"SIR GRAHAM BRADY MP CHAIRMAN OF THE 1922 COMMITTEE," he signed off the message.

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