Threshold not yet reached to trigger challenge to PM May - BBC

LONDON (Reuters) - The threshold of 48 letters from members of parliament that would trigger a leadership challenge to British Prime Minister Theresa May has not yet been reached, BBC Political Editor Laura Kuenssberg said on Twitter.

A challenge can be launched if 15 percent of Conservative Members of Parliament (MPs) write letters demanding a confidence vote to the chairman of the party’s “1922 Committee”, which represents MPs who have no government jobs....
source: Reuters

2018-10-23 13:53
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