UK PM Boris Johnson wins no-confidence motion with 59% votes

Boris’s Conservative Party had called for a confidence vote against Johnson over the ‘partygate scandal.’

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson won the majority in the no-confidence motion conducted on Monday. Thus saving his seat as prime minister.

Boris’s Conservative Party had called for a confidence vote against Johnson over the ‘partygate scandal.’ The UK PM won the voting by 59% as 211 MPs voted in favour of the PM.

The ‘partygate scandal’ is regarding the reports of alcohol-fueled parties in London at a time when strict lockdown was imposed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. As per the reports, this party was hosted by PM Boris Johnson. This incident aroused anger among the opposition as well as the ruling party against Johnson.

The no-confidence motion was triggered after 15% of MPs wrote letters demanding a no-confidence vote against PM Boris Johnson. Boris Johnson has described his win as “decisive.”