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What Prime Minister Jeremy Hunt would do

It is clear that the prime minister faces the difficult task of winning over several different camps as he tries to rebuild authority after his vote of confidence.

Unlike previous rebellions against No. 10, Monday’s vote was not reported to have been an organized campaign involving an elaborate “shadow flogging operation.”

Here are the six rebel tribes of Tory MPs vying to oust Mr Johnson.

Jeremy Hunt is seen as one of the potential frontrunners if a Conservative Party leadership contest were to take place.

Since losing to Mr Johnson in the final round of the 2019 competition, he has used his backbench position to launch a series of attacks on the government.

But what would he do as prime minister?

Camilla Turner analyzed what Britain might look like under Mr. Hunt.

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Senior members of Mr Johnson’s cabinet have changed their minds about the results of no-confidence votes in years past, since Theresa May’s future was on the ballot.

After Mr Johnson’s 211-148 win, they stressed the importance of party unity, with one suggesting that a majority of just one person would be “enough” to remain in power.

But many of those same MPs were much less forgiving after the vote on Ms May on December 12, 2018, which saw a minor rebellion.

Read how they attacked Ms May – but defended Mr Johnson.

The leader of the Scottish Conservatives, Douglas Ross, repudiated the Prime Minister, although he had previously only done so to return his support to Mr Johnson.

tom harris outlines how the Scottish Tories have been painted into a corner.

Rebels face defeat

York MP Julian Sturdy explained on social media that the losing side in last night’s vote needed their wish granted as Mr Johnson not only needed to win the vote of confidence but also demonstrate he had it from the heart trust of his MPs.

still Patrick O’Flynn says the rebels lost fairly and honestly and must accept defeat mercifully.

Undoubtedly, troubled times still lie ahead for the Prime Minister.

Camilla Tominey and Toni Diver to join Christopher Hope for a special episode of Chopper’s politics Podcast as they place their bets on whether the Prime Minister will still lead the party in the next election.

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Around the World: Boy saves Kyiv with his toy drone

A Ukrainian teenager who rides a skateboard has been hailed as a “hero” after using a toy drone to help his country’s armed forces repel Russians advancing on the capital. Andrii Pokrasa, 15, managed to spot the light of a convoy of military vehicles from his drone after being asked for help based on his experience with the devices. He shared the information with the Ukrainian military, who managed to destroy the convoy. Volodymyr Zelenskyy said it was “great news” that Boris Johnson had won his no-confidence vote, adding he was glad Ukraine had not lost a “very important ally”. Perhaps it should come as no surprise that a cafe’s newly created delicacy in honor of Mr Johnson and his signature unruly blonde hairstyle has made local headlines in Kyiv.

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