PressTV-Tories starts impeachment motion against UK PM

A senior member of Britain’s ruling Conservative Party has submitted a letter of no-confidence in Prime Minister Theresa May, demanding a new Tory leader takes reigns of Brexit talks to prevent it from parliamentary disapproval.

Jacob Rees-Mogg sent the impeachment letter on Thursday to the chair of the so-called 1922 Committee, a group that supervises the Tory leadership, saying May’s draft agreement with the European Union on Britain’s withdrawal from the bloc was a backtrack from her own promises after the 2016 Brexit referendum.

“In accordance with the relevant rules and procedures of the Conservative party and the 1922 Committee, this is a formal letter of no confidence in the leader of the party, the Rt Hon Theresa May,” wrote Rees-Mogg in his letter, reminding the chair of the committee, Sir Graham Brady, that May had violated her pledges that she would deliver on the results of a June 2016 referendum to leave the EU.


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