Conservative lawmakers trigger no confidence vote in UK PM May’s leadership

Conservative lawmakers trigger no confidence vote in UK PM May’s leadership
Lawmakers in Prime Minister Theresa May’s Conservative Party triggered a vote of no confidence in her leadership. (File/AFP)
Updated 12 December 2018

Conservative lawmakers trigger no confidence vote in UK PM May’s leadership

Conservative lawmakers trigger no confidence vote in UK PM May’s leadership
  • Graham Brady, chairman of the party’s so-called 1922 committee, said the threshold for a vote had been exceeded
  • A ballot will be held between 1800 and 2000 on Wednesday in the House of Commons and an announcement made as soon as possible afterwards

LONDON: Lawmakers in Prime Minister Theresa May’s Conservative Party triggered a vote of no confidence in her leadership on Wednesday as Britain’s planned divorce from the European Union was plunged into chaos.
Graham Brady, chairman of the party’s so-called 1922 committee, said the threshold for a vote had been exceeded.
A ballot will be held between 1800 and 2000 on Wednesday in the House of Commons and an announcement made as soon as possible afterwards, he said.