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British Prime Minister wins vote of no confidence

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has stood firm after a vote of no confidence took place last night (June 6). He has received enough support from the Conservative Party.

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According to the AP and Reuters news agency, Mr Johnson won the support of 211 out of 359 Conservative MPs in a secret ballot. The number of votes he won was higher than the majority needed to stay in power, although 41% of MPs in the party voted against him.

However, the British leader said, the result of the vote is good news because it allows the government to leave the scandal behind and focus on “what we as a government are doing to help”. citizen”.

Under current British rules, there will be no further vote of no confidence in the leader for at least a year, although Conservative Party 1922 Committee Chairman Graham Brady admits that, in theory, regulations are subject to change.

Prime minister Boris Johnsonwho won a big election in 2019, has come under growing pressure after he and his staff held parties at the Prime Minister’s office and private residence, violating restrictions aimed at controlling control the Covid-19 epidemic.

Some MPs said the outcome of the vote was worse than expected for an incumbent prime minister. His odds of winning were lower than that of his predecessor Theresa May in a similar vote in December 2018.

Since replacing Mrs May as prime minister in 2019, Mr Johnson has brought Britain out of the European Union and weathered the pandemic.

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