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Five Key Threats for Boris Johnson With Tory Rebels on Maneuvers

Boris Johnson

Boris Johnson

Photographer: Tolga Akmen/EPA/Bloomberg

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Boris Johnson says it’s time to move on from “Partygate” and he won’t “spend a second more talking about that stuff.” But still the drip, drip, drip of party dissent continues to mount. 

Twenty-eight Conservative Members of Parliament have explicitly said they think he should step down. Another 13 have publicly criticized him. If 54 submit formal letters calling on him to resign, Johnson, 57, will face a confidence vote among his party’s MPs.