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Boris Johnson To Face Trust Vote From Own Party Over Partygate Scandal. Know all about it

  • What: Prime Minister Boris Johnson will face a confidence vote later on Monday, after a growing number of lawmakers in the governing Conservative Party questioned the British leader's flagging authority over the "partygate" scandal.

  • The issue: PM has been under growing pressure with reports that he was unable to prevent alcohol-fuelled parties at the heart of power when Britain was under strict lockdowns to tackle COVID-19. His party stated that he has insulted his party.

  • Statement: A spokesperson for PM Johnson's Downing Street office said the vote was "a chance to end months of speculation and allow the government to draw a line and move on, delivering on the people's priorities".