Prime minister Theresa May dealt blow as 15 MPs sign ‘no confidence’ letter

At least 15 MPs have agreed to sign a letter of no confidence in the prime minister as part of a plot to oust her before the conference season.

The news will come as a blow to Theresa May, who last week tried to head off a leadership challenge by insisting it would trigger a general election that would give Labour’s Jeremy Corbyn the keys to Downing Street.

Her remarks came as the first letter of no confidence went into circulation among Tory MPs. Although the letter falls well short of the 48 names needed to trigger a leadership contest, the summer recess could prove critical for the prime minister’s future.

Read on… https://www.thetimes.co.uk/edition/news/prime-minister-theresa-may-dealt-blow-as-15-mps-sign-no-confidence-letter-6r00szj0x

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