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At least 100 lawmakers back PM May ahead of confidence vote

LONDON: At least 100 Conservative Party lawmakers have expressed support for Prime Minister Theresa May ahead of a confi

December 12, 2018

LONDON: At least 100 Conservative Party lawmakers have expressed support for Prime Minister Theresa May ahead of a confidence vote in her leadership later on Wednesday, based on public statements in the media and social media.

May needs to secure a simple majority -- 158 of 315 lawmakers -- to remain leader.

A secret ballot will be held between 1800 and 2000 GMT.

Copyright Reuters, 2018