Jacob Rees-Mogg Says PM Must Resign Despite Confidence Vote Win


Prime Minister Theresa May won a confidence vote with 200 out of 317 Tory MPs supporting her to stay on as leader.

Examples include the original article 50 withdrawal decision itself, the call for a meaningful vote on the Brexit deal and, only last week, the instruction to publish the attorney general's legal advice to ministers on the withdrawal agreement. "The government were suddenly to say 'we're revoking Article 50, ' it would be a real scandal".

Jacob Rees-Mogg has called on the Prime Minister to "urgently" tender her resignation to The Queen, despite winning a vote of no confidence on Wednesday evening.

COMMONS leader Andrea Leadsom has questioned John Bercow's impartiality as Speaker following his intervention on the Brexit vote being postponed.

However, other pro-Brexit MPs predicted that Mrs May would remain in power, and attacked the European Research Group (ERG) for a bungled attempt to remove her.

"If we can't get changes to the backstop that may not be possible".

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They unveiled a new three-pronged attack to try to force through a second referendum - urging the United Kingdom and European Union to start preparing for the ballot and calling for Jeremy Corbyn to table a vote of no confidence in Mrs May's government.

After visits to the Hague and Berlin, her final stop on Tuesday will be Brussels where she will meet European commission president Jean-Claude Juncker.

"None of that would be in the national interest".

The Prime Minister said she would contest the leadership challenge 'with everything I've got'.

However, May received support from the Home Secretary Sajid Javid, who is seen as one of the favourites to suceeed her.

He added: "I think people don't understand".

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Conservative MPs will then go through a process of selecting their top two candidates for the job of leader, which will then be voted on by all party members.

And she took aim at Mr Corbyn, who has resisted growing demands from his own Ms to throw his support fully behind another referendum. Justice Secretary David Gauke warned that if she lost then Brexit would have to be delayed.

He offered a glimmer of hope to Mrs May by saying there was room to give "further clarifications and further interpretations without opening the Withdrawal Agreement".

He particularly enraged many Conservative MPs with an extraordinary broadside a year ago against US President Donald Trump.

A ballot will be held between 1800GMT and 2000GMT on Wednesday in a room at the House of Commons and an announcement made as soon as possible afterwards, he said.

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