Theresa May will face backbenchers at crunch meeting

By Alan McGuinness, political reporter

Theresa May will face her backbenchers at a potentially crucial meeting on Wednesday, Sky News can confirm.

The prime minister will address the 1922 committee of Conservative MPs, amid speculation she could be about to face a vote of no confidence in her leadership.

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source: The Sky News
2018-10-23 18:38
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