May vows to fight confidence vote

Inside Politics: Chairman of Tory committee announces threshold of 48 MPs to trigger a vote has been reached

British prime minister Theresa May is facing a leadership challenge. Photograph: EPA/JULIEN WARNAND

British prime minister Theresa May is facing a leadership challenge. Photograph: EPA/JULIEN WARNAND

Good morning.

Theresa May will today fight a motion of no confidence in her leadership, and she has cancelled her scheduled trip to Dublin. On the steps of Downing Street, May has vowed to fight for her position with “everything I have got”.

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