After’partygate’, UK PM Johnson to face confidence vote on Monday

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By Elizabeth Piper LONDON (Reuters) -British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will face a confidence vote by lawmakers in the governing Conservative Party later on Monday, the chairman of the 1922 Committee Graham Brady has told lawmakers. “The threshold of 15% of the parliamentary party seeking a vote of confidence in the leader of the Conservative Party has been exceeded,” he wrote in a note to Conservative lawmakers. Brady said a vote would be held between 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. (1700-1900 GMT) on Monday. “The votes will be counted immediately afterwards. An announcement will be made at a time to be…

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