WATCH: Theresa May: How does a Tory leadership contest work?

2018-12-12 16:42

Theresa May is set to face a leadership contest after 48 Tory MPs sent in letters of no confidence.

Owen Paterson, Nadine Dorries and Jacob Rees-Mogg are among MPs who have openly submitted letters.

This will mean a vote of no confidence would be triggered, to be held amongst Conservative MPs.

May would need the support of more than 50% of her party's MPs.

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