Even someone called 'Lord Tory' thinks Boris Johnson has to go

Even someone called 'Lord Tory' thinks Boris Johnson has to go
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A Tory donor who is even called Lord Tory has spoken out against Boris Johnson.

The peer, who has given £340,000 to the party since 2010, said the prime minister must be replaced “immediately” or else the Conservatives face a decade in opposition.

Speaking to the Sunday Times, Lord Tory said: “I was a loyal and longstanding donor but can only resume donating if there is an immediate change of leadership.

“And it has to be now — before it’s too late to avoid a richly deserved obliteration at the next election, followed probably by a decade in opposition.”

His intervention came before it was announced Johnson will face a no confidence vote today.

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Backbench boss Sir Graham Brady announced the number of no confidence letters he had received had "exceeded" the threshold needed to trigger a vote (15 per cent of the parliamentary party) and so Johnson's future will be decided via a secret ballot this evening from 6pm to 8pm.

He is expected to win but when it comes to matters of British politics, anything could happen.

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