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Former Treasury minister Jesse Norman joins requires no confidence vote in Johnson

Jesse Norman, the Tory MP and former Treasury minister, has introduced that he has written to Sir Graham Brady calling for a no confidence vote in Boris Johnson.

I’ve supported Boris Johnson for 15 years, for the London Mayoralty and for PM. Very sadly, I’ve written to him to say I can no longer accomplish that, for the explanations set out under. pic.twitter.com/0Mjs4hjeSF

— Jesse Norman (@Jesse_Norman) June 6, 2022

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I’ve supported Boris Johnson for 15 years, for the London Mayoralty and for PM. Very sadly, I’ve written to him to say I can no longer accomplish that, for the explanations set out under. pic.twitter.com/0Mjs4hjeSF

— Jesse Norman (@Jesse_Norman) June 6, 2022

This brings the quantity of Conservative MPs who’ve publicly mentioned they’ve submitted a letter calling for a no confidence vote shut to 30. But there are thought to be simply as many MPs who’ve submitted letters who’ve completed so in secret. Here is the Specatator’s tally from last week, and this was from Tom Larkin at Sky News.

Shiny new spreadsheet, now with EXTRA thrilling knowledge:

😡43 MPs questioning PM's position
❌30 don't help him as chief
👋28 calling for him to go now
✒️18 confirmed letters

Plus a breakdown of Brexit votes + state of majorities. pic.twitter.com/IaMkW458YH

— Tom Larkin (@TomLarkinSky) June 1, 2022

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Shiny new spreadsheet, now with EXTRA thrilling knowledge:

😡43 MPs questioning PM’s position
❌30 do not help him as chief
👋28 calling for him to go now
✒️18 confirmed letters

Plus a breakdown of Brexit votes + state of majorities. pic.twitter.com/IaMkW458YH

— Tom Larkin (@TomLarkinSky) June 1, 2022

This is what Sir Graham Brady mentioned final week when requested if he had already acquired 54 letters calling for a no confidence vote. “I’ll retain my discretion,” he mentioned.

'It's a confidential course of and I'll retain my discretion and say nothing extra in the intervening time'

A smiling @SirGrahamBrady speaks to ITV News after being requested whether or not there are sufficient no confidence letters to set off a vote on @BorisJohnson's management https://t.co/3rpifr35bn pic.twitter.com/8CkC0T4qLx

— ITV News Politics (@ITVNewsPolitics) May 31, 2022

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This was usually taken as being an elaborate method of saying ‘no comment’. But it may additionally have been a reference to the appreciable flexibility (discretion) Brady has as chairman of the 1922 Committee to interprete the management contest guidelines. There are formal guidelines, however they don’t seem to be revealed by the 1922 Committee, which leaves it up to the chairman to determine precisely how they’re applied. There has been hypothesis that the edge of 54 letters was reached final week, however that Brady determined to maintain off an announcement till as we speak in order not to distract from the Platinum Jubilee celebrations.

Reports Graham Brady to announce threshold for vote has been reached

Good morning. After 4 days of tributes to the nation’s much-loved head of state, consideration focuses to the pinnacle of authorities, Boris Johnson, who’s held in fairly decrease esteem than the Queen – each at residence and the world over – and who now appears virtually sure to face a no confidence vote of Tory MPs inside the subsequent day or two.

A vote of no confidence has to happen when Sir Graham Brady, chairman of the backbench Conservative 1922 Committee, receives letters demanding one from 15% of Tory MPs (which in the intervening time means 54 of them). There are stories that Brady is set to announce that this threshold has been met inside the hour.

This is from ITV’s Paul Brand.

BREAKING: Tory rebels count on Sir Graham Brady to make a press release this morning asserting that there will probably be a vote of no confidence in Boris Johnson.

Only Brady is aware of the precise particulars, however that is as sure as anybody has sounded {that a} vote is on.

— Paul Brand (@PaulBrandITV) June 6, 2022

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BREAKING: Tory rebels count on Sir Graham Brady to make a press release this morning asserting that there will probably be a vote of no confidence in Boris Johnson.

Only Brady is aware of the precise particulars, however that is as sure as anybody has sounded {that a} vote is on.

— Paul Brand (@PaulBrandITV) June 6, 2022

If the format follows earlier events then Sir Graham Brady will make a brief assertion to the cameras. A secret poll of Tory MPs would then comply with inside days.

It’s solely taking place when Sir Graham Brady says so, however like I say that is sounding fairly imminent.

— Paul Brand (@PaulBrandITV) June 6, 2022

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If the format follows earlier events then Sir Graham Brady will make a brief assertion to the cameras. A secret poll of Tory MPs would then comply with inside days.

It’s solely taking place when Sir Graham Brady says so, however like I say that is sounding fairly imminent.

— Paul Brand (@PaulBrandITV) June 6, 2022

And that is from Lucy Fisher from Times Radio.

BREAKING: A confidence vote in Boris Johnson is set to be introduced this morning, I perceive.

Sir Graham Brady is predicted to make a press release to digital camera round 8am confirming that the edge of 54 letters has been met, I'm advised.

— Lucy Fisher (@LOS_Fisher) June 6, 2022

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BREAKING: A confidence vote in Boris Johnson is set to be introduced this morning, I perceive.

Sir Graham Brady is predicted to make a press release to digital camera round 8am confirming that the edge of 54 letters has been met, I’m advised.

— Lucy Fisher (@LOS_Fisher) June 6, 2022

The Tory MP Sir Roger Gale advised the Today programme a couple of minutes in the past that Brady is “tight as a clam” and he has not but confirmed that an announcement is coming. But broadcasters usually have a tendency to hear about this stuff first (they want to get cameras in place) and at Westminster the belief is {that a} vote is now taking place. The final time Brady introduced a no confidence vote in a PM (Theresa May), he did so in an announcement at 8am.

Today I’ll virtually solely be specializing in the Tory management disaster, however there are two occasions on the agenda price noting.

11.30am: Downing Street holds a foyer briefing.

1.30pm: Rishi Sunak, the chancellor, provides proof to the Commons Treasury committee on the associated fee of residing.

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