Boris Johnson is facing his most serious crisis in his political career, with letters of no confidence being filed against him.


As a result of the letters of no confidence filed against Boris Johnson, he is facing the most serious crisis of his career.

BORIS JOHNSON is facing the most serious crisis of his premiership to date, with up to a dozen Conservative MPs calling for his resignation last night.

Backbenchers who are dissatisfied with the Prime Minister’s performance are believed to have sent letters of no confidence to the chair of the party’s powerful 1922 Committee.

Downing Street will be ringing with alarm bells as Mr Johnson tries to reclaim control of the agenda and prove to his colleagues that he is still in charge.

Following a series of embarrassing gaffes, U-turns, and broken promises, the Prime Minister’s official spokesman was forced to deny that the Conservative leader has lost his “grip.”

According to the official, he is “very much focused on delivering for the public.”

Despite No10’s public denials of a leadership crisis, MPs in the party are losing patience.

“He’s like Jose Mourinho – he was good a decade ago and his powers have been fading ever since,” one senior Tory MP told The Sun.

“Yes, Jeremy Corbyn won an election, but he could have been defeated by a bowl of soup.”

“There’s a lot of resentment.”

He has until Spring to get back on track, or he will face serious consequences.

“The letters have been delivered.

I, too, am on the verge of something.”

One Tory whip, who is usually in charge of keeping backbenchers in line, admitted that the government was “angry.”

“If the next month is like the last month, and horror stories continue, more letters will be submitted,” they said to The Telegraph.

If 15% of Conservative MPs write to Sir Graham Brady, chair of the 1922 Committee, expressing their dissatisfaction with their leader, a leadership challenge will be held.

Given Mr Johnson’s large majority in the last election, a vote would currently require the support of 54 MPs.

In recent weeks, the Conservative Party’s poll numbers have plummeted.

It comes after weeks of allegations of Tory sleaze and corruption, a backlash against Mr Johnson’s social-care plan, and a promise to fund Northern Powerhouse Rail that was broken.

The Prime Minister’s series of self-inflicted political wounds reached a pinnacle on Monday, when he was omitted from a speech to the Confederation of British Industry.

He was left floundering on stage in front of business leaders for nearly 30 seconds due to a misplaced page, forcing him to repeatedly ask those in attendance to.

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