Live: Theresa May battles for survival ahead of Conservative party no confidence vote

LONDON — Theresa May will face a leadership challenge this evening after 48 Tory MPs sent letters demanding a no-confidence vote.

Conservative MP Graham Brady, the committee’s chairman, said a ballot will be held between 6pm and 8pm tonight in the House of Commons.

“The votes will be counted immediately afterwards and an announcement will be made as soon as possible in the evening,” Brady said.

Follow Business Insider’s liveblog for the latest developments in another hectic day at Westminster.

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