U.K.’s May Faces Biggest Crisis as Confidence Vote Reports Swirl

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(Worthy News) - Theresa May faces the greatest crisis of her turbulent time as U.K. prime minister, with growing media reports that Conservative lawmakers were on the brink of forcing a confidence vote in her leadership.

On Tuesday evening, only one person knew for sure whether enough Tory members of Parliament had written letters demanding a vote to trigger one: Graham Brady, the party official who receives them and needs to inform the prime minister when her job is indeed on the line.

As the U.K. faced the prospect of more political uncertainty less than four months before it is due to leave the European Union, the pound fell to its lowest level against the dollar since April 2017. If the Conservatives do hold a confidence vote this week, it would take place while she’s meeting EU leaders in Brussels. [ Source: Bloomberg (Read More...) ]

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