Partygate: Vote of confidence in Boris Johnson is inevitable, says senior Tory | News

A vote of confidence in Boris Johnson on the lockdown parties in Downing Street is inevitable, a senior Tory MP has suggested.

Tobias Ellwood, chairman of the defense select committee, said the prime minister faced a “constant trickle” of resignations and letters of censure.

“I fear now is when, not if, a vote of confidence takes place,” he told BBC Radio 4. Today program. “Unfortunately the lack of discipline, focus and leadership in Number 10 has led to this breakdown of trust with the British people. And that is causing long term damage to the party brand and proving difficult to fix despite good people now coming to No. 10.”

In other developments:
• The feud threatened to overshadow Johnson’s trip to India, where

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