British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been under domestic political pressure for months because of the “Partygate” affair. Now he even had to face a no-confidence vote from his own party.

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has survived his own party’s vote of no confidence and can remain in office.

Dozens of Tories for no-confidence vote in Johnson

On Monday morning, the head of the responsible party committee, Graham Brady, announced in London that the necessary number of letters – at least 54 – had been received from Tory MPs. The threshold of at least 15 percent has thus been reached. The explosive news, which is likely to have sobered up many a sober Brit, is no coincidence: when asked, Brady indirectly confirmed that the anniversary celebrations in honor of the Queen in the past few days had not been overshadowed by the news.

According to party circles, however, Johnson was optimistic at a meeting with members of his parliamentary group in the afternoon. He dismissed the doubts about his leadership role as media hype. “I am glad that this vote is finally taking place,” said the prime minister. Now is not the time to just turn around on your own axis, said the prime minister. He added: “If you support me tonight, we have a chance to stop talking about ourselves and just talk about what we are doing for the people of this country.”

Parties during the Corona lockdown

No one but him was able to bring the political crisis surrounding the exit from the EU to an end, Johnson continued. If he survives the vote of no confidence, he also wants to present plans to help millions of people to own their own homes, said the head of government.

Johnson has been under domestic pressure since it emerged bit by bit over the winter that excessive parties were being held at his official residence while the rest of Britain sat in long lockdowns and was unable to say goodbye to dying loved ones.

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