Jeremy Corbyn has called on opposition party leaders and MPs to support a Labour-led vote of no confidence in Boris Johnson's government. The Labour leader says that removing the Conservative Party from power would allow him to become the prime minister temporarily, and use the office to prevent a no-deal Brexit from taking place. Last week Jo Swinson, leader of the Liberal Democrats, said that Mr Corbyn was unsuitable to be prime minister if Mr Johnson was successfully ousted, and suggested Labour and Conservative party grandees Harriet Harman and Ken Clarke as possible alternatives. Any replacement of Mr Johnson as prime minister would require a majority of MPs to vote against the Government... To continue reading this article Start your free trial of Premium Access all Premium articles Subscriber-only events Cancel any time Free for 30 days then only £2 per week Try Premium Access one Premium article per week Register for … [Read more...] about How would a vote of no confidence work?
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The Justice Secretary, David Gauke, has survived a vote of no confidence by his local Conservative association in his South West Hertfordshire constituency. The motion accused Mr Gauke of “wilful obstruction” towards implementing the 2016 EU referendum result by opposing a no-deal exit. Mr Gauke remains an opponent of a no-deal Brexit. The victorious MP tweeted his thanks to members, who voted two-to-one against the motion, which had the backing of pro-Brexit campaign group Leave.EU. He said: "Tonight, I argued that: We should not allow the Party to be taken over by entryists. We should be a broad church. No deal would be immensely damaging to the UK. "I defeated a motion of no confidence 123 to 61. I am grateful to the members of my association for their support." Tonight, I argued that:— David Gauke (@DavidGauke) June 28, 2019 Leave.EU failed in its aim to "claim our first Cabinet scalp", with Mr Gauke being put up for "deselection" on … [Read more...] about Justice Secretary David Gauke survives vote of no-confidence
Just 24 hours after sufferig the worst Government defeat since 1924 when her Brexit deal was rejected, Theresa May now faces a vote of no confidence. Follow all the updates on our LIVE blog. Theresa May to start cross-party talks on Brexit TONIGHT after surviving no confidence vote How Sheffield and South Yorkshire’s MPs voted on Theresa May’s Brexit deal … [Read more...] about LIVE – Prime Minister Theresa May faces vote of no confidence
UK LABOUR leader Jeremy Corbyn has today called a no confidence vote in Theresa May over Brexit. But what does this mean and how might it impact Brexit? Here's the lowdown... What does Jeremy Corbyn's vote of no confidence against Theresa May mean? Minutes before the PM stood up to make a statement on the disastrous EU summit she attended last week, Jeremy Corbyn announced he would bring a no-confidence vote in Mrs May before the Commons. This afternoon he threatened to call the vote if Mrs May refused to name a date for Parliament to debate her Brexit deal, only to change his mind after she did set a timetable. But hours later Mr Corbyn announced that he was tabling his motion after all in farcical scenes - and Mrs May was seen hastily walking out just seconds after he gave his speech. But in a bizarre twist, Mr Corbyn then dropped the idea less than an hour after floating it and didn't even mention it in his response to the PM. He again changed his mind two hours later and announced … [Read more...] about What does Jeremy Corbyn’s vote of no confidence against Theresa May mean and how could it affect Brexit?
Theresa May is preparing to face a leadership challenge after 48 MPs triggered a vote of no confidence. Sir Graham Brady, chairman of the 1922 Committee, revealed that the number of MPs needed to trigger a no confidence vote had been reached. Mrs May has faced backlash over the Brexit plan she has negotiated. After a bid for a vote of no confidence fell through in November, more Tory backbenchers have publicly confirmed they have submitted letters calling on May to step down, including Jacob Rees-Mogg and former Brexit minister Steve Baker. Here’s everything you need to know about what a vote of no confidence could mean for the Prime Minister: What is a no confidence vote? A no confidence vote happens if the Prime Minister is deemed no longer fit to hold her role by her own MPs. For a no confidence vote to be triggered, a total of 48 Tory MPs (15 per cent) must write to Sir Graham, chairman of the Conservative backbench 1922 Committee, the group of all backbench … [Read more...] about How does a vote of no confidence work?