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Theresa May survives leadership vote Theresa May survives leadership vote
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British Prime Minister survives vote of no-confidence on December 12 and remains in power British Prime Minister survives vote of no-confidence on December 12 and remains in power
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Theresa May has retained her leadership of the ruling Conservative party in Britain, a<a href="https://www.standard.co.uk/news/politics/theresa-may-confidence-vote-prime-minister-survives-ballot-and-will-stay-on-as-tory-leader-a4015606.html">fter 200 of the party's 317 MPs</a> voted for her to remain in charge. Theresa May has retained her leadership of the ruling Conservative party in Britain, a<a href="https://www.standard.co.uk/news/politics/theresa-may-confidence-vote-prime-minister-survives-ballot-and-will-stay-on-as-tory-leader-a4015606.html">fter 200 of the party's 317 MPs</a> voted for her to remain in charge.
Addressing reporters outside of 10 Downing Street, Mrs. May promised to deliver the Brexit <a href="https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-46547246">"that people voted for".</a> Addressing reporters outside of 10 Downing Street, Mrs. May promised to deliver the Brexit <a href="https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-46547246">"that people voted for".</a>
A vote of no-confidence was called <a href="https://www.wikitribune.com/article/94940/">earlier in the day</a>, after the <a href="https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-46535739" rel="external nofollow">required 48 letters</a> from Conservative MPs indicating their loss of confidence in Mrs. May were received. A vote of no-confidence was called <a href="https://www.wikitribune.com/article/94940/">earlier in the day</a>, after the <a href="https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-46535739" rel="external nofollow">required 48 letters</a> from Conservative MPs indicating their loss of confidence in Mrs. May were received.
She is<a href="https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-46535739"> now protected</a> from another leadership challenge for a year. She is<a href="https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-46535739"> now protected</a> from another leadership challenge for a year.
In a speech just prior to voting Mrs. May did <a href="https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-46547246">promise to stand down</a> prior to the <a href="https://www.parliament.uk/about/how/elections-and-voting/general/">next scheduled</a> election in 2022. In a speech just prior to voting Mrs. May did <a href="https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-46547246">promise to stand down</a> prior to the <a href="https://www.parliament.uk/about/how/elections-and-voting/general/">next scheduled</a> election in 2022.
The Prime Minister still faces challenges from both inside her own party and from political opponents as she tries to have her <a href="https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-46393399">Brexit proposal pass Parliament,</a> despite delaying the vote on the proposal that was <a href="https://www.wikitribune.com/article/94876/">scheduled for December 6.</a> The Prime Minister still faces challenges from both inside her own party and from political opponents as she tries to have her <a href="https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-46393399">Brexit proposal pass Parliament,</a> despite delaying the vote on the proposal that was <a href="https://www.wikitribune.com/article/94876/">scheduled for December 6.</a>
Conservative Brexit advocate Jacob Rees-Mogg has accepted the confidence vote result, but has said that <a href="https://twitter.com/BBCPolitics/status/1072963233613459456">"Theresa May should still meet the Queen and resign."</a> Conservative Brexit advocate Jacob Rees-Mogg has accepted the confidence vote result, but has said that <a href="https://twitter.com/BBCPolitics/status/1072963233613459456">"Theresa May should still meet the Queen and resign."</a>
Labour frontbencher Rebecca Long-Bailey has said that Labour will <a href="https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-46547246">table a no-confidence motion in which all MPs</a> of any party will be able to vote, when they feel they have a chance of winning the vote and forcing a general election. Labour frontbencher Rebecca Long-Bailey has said that Labour will <a href="https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-46547246">table a no-confidence motion in which all MPs</a> of any party will be able to vote, when they feel they have a chance of winning the vote and forcing a general election.
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<p><a href="https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-46547246">Theresa May survives confidence vote — BBC</a></p> <p><a href="https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-46547246">Theresa May survives confidence vote — BBC</a></p>
<p><a href="https://www.parliament.uk/about/how/elections-and-voting/general/">General elections – Parliament</a></p> <p><a href="https://www.parliament.uk/about/how/elections-and-voting/general/">General elections – Parliament</a></p>
<p><a href="https://edition.cnn.com/europe/live-news/no-confidence-vote-brexit-gbr-intl/index.html">British Prime Minister wins confidence vote — CNN</a></p> <p><a href="https://edition.cnn.com/europe/live-news/no-confidence-vote-brexit-gbr-intl/index.html">British Prime Minister wins confidence vote — CNN</a></p>
<p><a href="https://www.telegraph.co.uk/politics/2018/12/12/theresa-may-no-confidence-vote-result-conservative-leadership/">Theresa May no confidence vote result: PM survives but 117 Tory MPs go against her – latest news — The Telegraph</a></p> <p><a href="https://www.telegraph.co.uk/politics/2018/12/12/theresa-may-no-confidence-vote-result-conservative-leadership/">Theresa May no confidence vote result: PM survives but 117 Tory MPs go against her – latest news — The Telegraph</a></p>
<p><a href="https://www.standard.co.uk/news/politics/theresa-may-confidence-vote-prime-minister-survives-ballot-and-will-stay-on-as-tory-leader-a4015606.html">Theresa May confidence vote result: Prime Minister survives ballot of Tory MPs on her leadership but more than a third vote against her — The Standard</a></p> <p><a href="https://www.standard.co.uk/news/politics/theresa-may-confidence-vote-prime-minister-survives-ballot-and-will-stay-on-as-tory-leader-a4015606.html">Theresa May confidence vote result: Prime Minister survives ballot of Tory MPs on her leadership but more than a third vote against her — The Standard</a></p>
<p><a href="https://www.wikitribune.com/article/94940/">Theresa May facing vote of no-confidence — WikiTribune</a></p> <p><a href="https://www.wikitribune.com/article/94940/">Theresa May facing vote of no-confidence — WikiTribune</a></p>
<p><a href="https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-46535739">Theresa May awaits result of Tory MPs’ confidence vote — BBC</a></p> <p><a href="https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-46535739">Theresa May awaits result of Tory MPs’ confidence vote — BBC</a></p>
<p><a href="https://twitter.com/BBCPolitics/status/1072963233613459456">BBC Politics Twitter</a></p> <p><a href="https://twitter.com/BBCPolitics/status/1072963233613459456">BBC Politics Twitter</a></p>
<p><a href="https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/live/uk-politics-46533245">MPs cheer as May wins leadership vote — BBC</a></p> <p><a href="https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/live/uk-politics-46533245">MPs cheer as May wins leadership vote — BBC</a></p>
<p><a href="https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-46393399">Brexit vote: What could happen next? — BBC</a></p> <p><a href="https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-46393399">Brexit vote: What could happen next? — BBC</a></p>
<p><a href="https://www.wikitribune.com/article/94876/">Brexit Parliamentary vote postponed — WikiTribune</a></p> <p><a href="https://www.wikitribune.com/article/94876/">Brexit Parliamentary vote postponed — WikiTribune</a></p>

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