THE LATEST UPDATE: PM Liz Truss will make a statement at 1:30 pm, according to Downing Street.
The Chair of the 1922 Committee, Sir Graham Brady, came to No.10 this morning to deliver bad news to Prime Minister Truss. The number of letters of no-confidence in Truss not only met the 54 minimum, but some Conservative MPs estimate have reached 100. Even MPs who supported Truss and voted for her over Rishi Sunak now say Truss is the “wrong person for the job.”
15 MPs so far have publicly declared that they submitted their letters of no-confidence in PM Liz Truss.
No.10 however says that the meeting with the Chair of 1922 has been requested by Truss to take the temperature off the party.
The meeting is still underway.
The Pavlovic Today has learned that the Chairman of the Conservative Party and Deputy PM Therese Coffey are at No 10 as well.
- Chair of the Tory Party Jake Berry has walked into No 10. This is his second visit to PM Liz Truss this morning.
- PM Liz Truss will make a statement at 1:30pm, according to the latest update from No.10
- The Pavlovic Today understands that PM Liz Truss will stand down.
The things are moving fast. This is a developing news. We will update you as the situation develops.
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