Reports this morning claim Theresa May will contest any vote of no confidence coming her way.
Despite facing serious opposition from former Brexit Secretary David Davis and former Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson, May could still defeat this vote. When questioned in the Commons, May appeared to give little away regarding her thoughts on the matter, reacting “as if she’d been asked about the weather.”
Sources close to the 1922 committee say that enough letters – fourty-eight – have been received to trigger a vote, however these reports are as yet unconfirmed. Details are likely to be confirmed following a meeting a 5.30pm this evening.
More to follow.