Partygate: Which Conservative MPs have known as on Boris Johnson to stop?


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A rising variety of Conservative MPs have publicly known as for Boris Johnson to resign over his dealing with of the partygate scandal.

Some have confirmed they’ve despatched a letter of no confidence within the prime minister to Sir Graham Brady, chair of the 1922 Committee of backbench Tory MPs.

Conservative Party guidelines state that at the very least 15% of Tory MPs should write a no-confidence letter to make a management problem doable.

This at present equates to 54 MPs needing to submit a letter, nevertheless as they’re handed over confidentially the one one who ever is aware of what number of letters are in is Sir Graham himself.

What would it take for the PM to be ousted?

Theresa Could confronted a management vote after solely about 24 MPs publicly mentioned that they had despatched letters to Sir Graham, however as she required 48 to set off a vote it meant solely half had publicly revealed their intentions.

Sky Information is maintaining monitor of which Conservative MPs have publicly questioned the PM’s future since he was fined by the Met Police in April for breaching lockdown guidelines.

Under is a desk of all of the Conservative MPs who’ve publicly spoken out towards the PM since he was fined in April. Beneath which can be what a number of the distinguished Tories have mentioned.

Andrew Bridgen

Andrew Bridge, Conservative MP for North West Leicestershire.
Andrew Bridgen mentioned management is about ‘having an ethical compass’

The distinguished Brexiteer, who backed Mr Johnson to be chief in 2019, revealed in January he had submitted a letter of no confidence as partygate revelations ramped up.

He has voiced his displeasure with the PM following the Met Police investigation however mentioned now just isn’t the time for him to go as it could play “into the hand of Putin”.

Caroline Nokes

Caroline Nokes has been the Conservative MP for Romsey since 2010. She is a former cabinet minister and chairs the Women and Equalities Select Committee
Caroline Nokes mentioned the PM was ‘damaging’ the get together

A part of the 2019 consumption of MPs who helped Mr Johnson achieve a big majority, Caroline Nokes confirmed after the Met Police fined the PM her letter was submitted “a really very long time in the past”.

Karen Bradley

Northern Ireland Secretary Karen Bradley
Karen Bradley

The previous Northern Eire secretary mentioned in April that if she had been a minister who was discovered to have damaged the regulation “I might be tendering my resignation”. She has not confirmed she has despatched a letter in.

Tobias Ellwood

Former defence minister Tobias Ellwood, the Conservative chairman of the Commons Defence Committee
Tobias Ellwood is chairman of the defence choose committee

A staunch critic of the PM, the Defence Committee chair confirmed he has despatched a letter in and mentioned after the Met high quality: “I do consider the PM ought to step again.”

Sir Gary Streeter

Sir Gary Streeter MP Pic: UK Parliament
Sir Gary Streeter mentioned he had not come to the choice flippantly

The veteran backbencher submitted a letter in February and confirmed in April the scenario stays “unchanged”.

Mark Harper

Partygate: Former chief whip Mark Harper explains why he submitted no confidence letter in Boris Johnson
Mark Harper

A 2019 management contestant and former Tory chief whip, mentioned in April: “I now not suppose he’s worthy of the good workplace he holds.”

David Davis

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Senior Tory tells PM to ‘go’

The veteran Tory, former dwelling secretary and ex-Brexit secretary has submitted a letter and mentioned after telling the PM within the Commons “within the identify of God, go” he has not modified his place.

Steve Baker

Steve Baker speaks about his constituent's reactions to partygate.

One other distinguished Brexiteer, Steve Baker backed Mr Johnson in 2019 and beforehand submitted a letter of no confidence in Theresa Could in 2018.

The MP, identified for his capacity to run campaigns from the backbenches, mentioned in April he had submitted a letter and mentioned: “The prime minister now ought to be lengthy gone.”

William Wragg

William Wragg mentioned it could be ‘in the very best curiosity’ for the PM to go

Vice-chair of the 1922 Committee, the previous major college instructor confirmed he had submitted a letter in April. He mentioned: “I can’t reconcile myself to the prime minister’s continued management.”

Andrew Mitchell

Andrew Mitchell said the PM could no longer enjoy his support
Andrew Mitchell mentioned the PM ought to go following the partygate scandal

The veteran MP, former chief whip and ex-Worldwide Growth Secretary backed Mr Johnson’s management in 2019 however after calling for his resignation in January, he mentioned his view “hasn’t actually modified”.

Nick Gibb

Nick Gibb says he has confidence in process for grading students' exams
Nick Gibb is a former colleges minister

One other long-standing MP, the previous colleges minister mentioned in January that to “restore belief, we have to change the prime minister”. He mentioned his “place is unchanged”.

Sir Roger Gale

Sir Roger Gale MP
Sir Roger Gale MP mentioned the PM misplaced his religion after the Barnard Fort controversy

The North Thanet MP since 1983 has been an outspoken critic of Boris Johnson since earlier than he turned PM.

He informed Sky Information: “I consider the PM has misled the Home, that is a resignation difficulty.”

Stephen Hammond

Stephen Hammond MP
Stephen Hammond

A well being minister below Mrs Could, and former vice-chairman of the Conservative Celebration, the Stay supporter mentioned after the Sue Grey report he had submitted a letter.

Sir Bob Neill

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Sir Bob Neill explains no confidence in PM

The chairman of the Commons Justice Committee revealed he had submitted a letter after the Sue Grey report, saying he does “not discover his [the PM’s] assertions, both that no guidelines had been damaged or that he was unaware of the breaches, to be credible”.

Alicia Kearns

Tory MP Alicia Kearns has been helping link up refugees with British families and is taking in two mothers and daughters
Alicia Kearns

A part of the 2019 consumption that helped the PM get a big majority, the MP for Rutland and Melton was named because the ringleader of the “pork pie plot” of 2019 MPs hostile to the PM over partygate.

In Could, she mentioned the PM “continues to not maintain my confidence”.

Jeremy Wright

Former Attorney General and Cabinet Secretary Jeremy Wright MP
Jeremy Wright

The previous tradition secretary and legal professional basic below Theresa Could mentioned on 30 Could he had rigorously thought of the Met and Sue Grey investigations and the PM’s response.

“I’ve subsequently, with remorse, concluded that, for the great of this and future governments, the prime minister ought to resign,” he mentioned.

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