PM Boris Johnson to face vote of
Whether he wins or loses, we must be prepared for the next
It finally happened. Enough Tory MPs have grown backbones to
challenge Johnson’s leadership. We expect the vote of no confidence to
take place THIS AFTERNOON.
19,000 Best for Britain supporters signed our petition and 9,000
wrote to MPs about Johnson’s partygate lies. So you should
feel proud to have already made a difference.
The thing is, Johnson could very well win the vote and stay on as
leader of the Conservative Party and Prime Minister - 54 letters from
MPs were needed to trigger the vote, but there are 358 Conservative
MPs at the moment.
So we have to look at what could happen next. If
Johnson wins the vote he risks his authority with MPs being weakened.
If he loses, his successor will want to shake off the corruption,
scandal and economic vandalism that defines this Government.
In either case, the Prime Minister might seriously consider a quick
We have to be ready. We might have less time than expected to
bring the progressive parties together in a united front.
You can help get ready by adding your gift to the fund
Now more than ever, the UK needs leaders we can trust, be proud of
and who can give our trading relationship with Europe the shot in the
arm we so desperately need but as our broken system keeps the Tories
in power on a minority of votes, opposition parties must work together
at the next election to remove this government.
Everything raised by the 'Better Democracy Fund' is used by
Best for Britain to bring progressive parties together, fight
undemocratic changes to our elections, or to campaign for a change in
our voting system to make all votes count.
It is time for Labour and the Lib Dems to take this seriously
and to engage with the Greens. Our MRP polling shows it just
won’t be enough to make vague promises about targeting, there needs to
be a proper plan.
support will make a huge difference to convincing the parties to do
what must be done. Whether we’re facing more Boris Johnson or not,
we need to take an election seriously.
Thank you for being with us, thank you for
standing up to this government.
Director of Operations, Best for
PS. Take a look at our
recent MRP polling here.
Have a read of today’s Mirror article about our preparations for a
General Election here.
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