Prime Minister Boris Johnson is defiantly refusing to resign tonight, telling Cabinet colleagues that he’s going nowhere.
Starring down certain members of his Cabinet this evening, the PM quite rightly said a resignation would be the end of the Conservative party, giving the next general election to Labour.
Prominent supporters of the Prime Minister include Culture Secretary Nadine Dorries and Brexit Opportunities minister Jacob Rees-Mogg who have rallied behind the Prime Minister this evening in his bid to stay on in No 10.
As Ms Dorries left Downing Street this evening she was asked if she was still supporting the Prime Minister to which she said “definitely”.
Asked if others were also still backing him, she said: “Oh yes.”
On Monday the 1922 Committee are hoping to change the rules to allow a second vote of no confidence within 12 months.
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