Boris News – No Confidence Vote

  • Because the mud begins to decide on the choice by the Met police to difficulty the PM with a set penalty discover, Politics.co.uk has now undertaken a full replace on the place of Conservative MPs.
  • The connected evaluation exhibits there’s a clear and pronounced cut up inside the parliamentary Conservative social gathering.
  • There are at the moment 124 Conservative MPs who, on the very least, are exhibiting indicators of discomfort with the PM.  That is up 7 from the place two weeks in the past.  20 of those 124 MPs have already publicly referred to as for the PM to go, with an additional 44 thought-about to be notably hostile. 
  • In the meantime, 152 Conservative MPs are considered supportive of the PM (with 98 in our lively ‘publicly backing’ class).
  • On the idea of the beneath evaluation, there are clearly already sufficient MPs hostile to the prime minister to provoke a vote of no convention.
  • Nonetheless, the destiny of the PM would seem to lie with the 83 Conservative MPs who’re at the moment ‘mendacity low’.  These are the MPs who’ve given no actual public indicator as to their emotions on the PM’s future.     
  • In a secret ‘no confidence’ poll, it’s doubtless that among the MPs who’re listed as supportive (notably these serving within the authorities) would flip towards the PM.  Equally although, it’s not assured that every one these which can be listed as exhibiting ‘indicators of concern’ would vote once more him.   Ought to these two forces stability out, roughly two thirds of the 83 MPs categorised as ‘at the moment mendacity low’ would want to vote towards Mr Johnson for him to lose a confidence vote.

Letters of ‘no confidence’ are required from 54 Conservative MPs so as provoke a proper management contest.   In principle, 180 MPs from the full of 359 that at the moment have the Conservative whip would then must vote towards the prime minister for him to be faraway from workplace.

Block 1 – Overtly referred to as for the PM to go

Aldous, Peter [Openly called for the PM to go]
Suffolk MP. Confirmed he has despatched in a letter calling for a management contest, tweeting that it was clear that Boris Johnson had ‘no intention’ of resigning voluntarily.

Baker, Steve [Openly called for the PM to go]
Serial insurgent and Brexiter who was closely concerned within the marketing campaign to oust Theresa Might.  Backed Boris in 2019, however by no means entered the Johnson authorities.  Was essential of the PM over Covid lockdowns.   He would comfortably lose his Wycombe seat to Labour in an election based mostly on something like the present opinion polls.  Beforehand described the prime minister’s present place as certainly one of ‘checkmate. Within the Commons debate on Partygate on twenty first April he declared, “The prime minister now needs to be lengthy gone. The prime minister ought to simply know the gig’s up”.

Bell, Aaron [Openly called for the PM to go]
Purple Wall MP from Newcastle underneath Lyme who criticized the prime minister within the Commons, and who has confirmed he has submitted a letter of no confidence.  He commented: “As somebody who backed Brexit and backed Boris Johnson for the management in 2019, I’m profoundly dissatisfied that it has come to this.”


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Bowie, Andrew [Openly called for the PM to go]
Scottish MP for West Aberdeen and Kincardine who was as soon as PPS to Theresa Might.  Backed Boris Johnson within the eventual 2019 management election and was a Conservative social gathering vice chair till 2021. Nonetheless, he has fallen in with the Scottish conservatives in Holyrood (27 of the 31 Conservative MSPs) who’ve come out towards Boris Johnson, telling the BBC in January: “I believe the prime minister needs to be contemplating his place”. His marginal Aberdeen West seat could be comfortably misplaced to the SNP on the idea of present polling.  It’s not clear if he has but formally submitted a letter.

Bridgen, Andrew [Openly called for the PM to go]
Outspoken Brexiteer from North West Leicestershire.  Beforehand put in a letter of no confidence in Theresa Might, and has confirmed to have finished so already on Boris Johnson.  Has claimed there’s now a ‘ethical vacuum’ on the coronary heart of presidency. Though has mentioned, the midst of the Ukraine struggle was not the time to take away the PM, we assume he’ll nonetheless be hostile sooner or later.

Davis, David [Openly called for the PM to go]
Veteran Conservative MP and former cupboard minister.  Referred to as on Boris Johnson to “within the title of God, go”, within the Home of Commons in January. It’s not clear if he has formally submitted a letter.

Ellwood, Tobias [Openly called for the PM to go]
Former defence minister and present chair of the defence choose committee who shouldn’t be shy to criticize the federal government, lately attacking rushed coverage bulletins from No 10.  Described the row over events as “horrible to defend”, and has confirmed that he has despatched a letter to the 1922 committee.  Reaffirmed his perception that the PM ought to go after Boris was fined by the police. In important hazard of shedding his as soon as protected Bournemouth East seat to Labour in any normal election that mirrored the present opinion polls.

Gale, Sir Roger  [Openly called for the PM to go]
Veteran MP representing the cities of Herne Bay and Margate on the Kent coast.  He’s a very long-standing critic of Boris Johnson. Has instructed the PM has misled the Home of Commons. Though he has mentioned the struggle in Ukraine means it’s not the time to take away the PM, he was beforehand amongst the primary to submit a letter of no confidence within the prime minister, and informed BBC Radio 4, that the PM is a “lifeless man strolling”.

Gibb, Nick [Openly called for the PM to go]
Former lengthy standing junior training minister from Bognor Regis. He was faraway from the federal government by Boris Johnson in 2021. Confirmed he had despatched a letter to the 1922 committee. He had beforehand written within the Telegraph that: “We have to withstand exhausting truths. To revive belief, we have to change the prime minister”.

Harper, Mark [Openly called for the PM to go]
Former authorities chief whip, and one time management opponent to Boris Johnson in 2019.  He retains political ambitions. Has been constantly very essential of the Johnson authorities for the degrees of its Covid restrictions. Talking within the Commons over the Grey report he mentioned, “Many have questioned, together with a few of my constituents, the prime minister’s honesty and integrity and health to carry that workplace”. After the PM was issued with a police advantageous, he informed the Commons that Boris Johnson is “now not worthy of the good workplace that he holds.” He then issued a Tweet containing the textual content of his letter of no confidence, forwarded to 1922 committee chair Sir Graham Brady MP.

Hudson, Neil  [Openly called for the PM to go]
Equine vet who was elected in 2019 for the protected seat of Penrith and the Border. Has been publicly essential in relation to the partygate affair saying he was “appalled” on the reviews of the Might gatherings in Downing Road.  He has additionally commented that he won’t defend the indefensible and that there needs to be ‘severe penalties’ if the principles have been damaged.   Following the issuing of a police advantageous, Hudson is quoted as saying, “I’ll subsequently be trying to the prime minister to point out the statesmanship he has been exhibiting with Ukraine, and description a timetable and course of for an orderly transition to a management election as quickly because the worldwide scenario permits.”

Loughton, Tim [Openly called for the PM to go]
Former junior minister who backed Boris within the 2019 management election. Nonetheless, he now claims to be “very indignant” and has submitted a letter to the 1922 committee. Has described his pondering as not regarding what number of sausage rolls or glasses of Prosecco the prime minister had, however “the best way that he has dealt with the mounting revelations in the previous couple of weeks”. Would comfortably lose his more and more extra marginal East Worthing and Shoreham seat to Labour in a normal election held on the idea of present opinion polls.

Mangnall, Anthony [Openly called for the PM to go]
Devon MP and former researcher to William Hague who confirmed that he had despatched a letter to the 1922 committee quickly after the Grey report was printed.  Argues that the PM’s “actions and mistruths” are overshadowing the extraordinary work of so many wonderful ministers and colleagues”.

Mills, Nigel [Openly called for the PM to go]
Brexiteer who represents Amber Valley in Derbyshire.  He backed Boris within the 2019 management contest, however has been quoted as saying that he didn’t assume anybody concerned with the events can keep in any place the place they’re setting Covid coverage’. Following the information that the prime minister and chancellor had acquired fines, Mills grew to become the primary recent Conservative MP to publicly declare Johnson’s management shouldn’t survive. He informed BBC Radio Derby that: “In all conscience I don’t assume a major minister can survive or ought to survive breaking the principles he put in place”, including, “Now we have to have larger requirements than that of individuals on the prime. He has been fined, I don’t assume his place is tenable”.

Mitchell, Andrew [Openly called for the PM to go]
Former cupboard minister who as soon as resigned over his personal ‘plebgate’ affair in Downing Road. Informed the prime minister within the Home of Commons chamber that he now not enjoys his help. He has not confirmed whether or not he but despatched a letter.

Nokes, Caroline [Openly called for the PM to go]
Remainer from Hampshire who briefly misplaced the Conservative whip again in 2019 over Brexit. She is chair of the ladies and equalities choose committee. She additionally lately made allegations towards the prime minister’s father. Has confirmed that she has submitted a letter to the 1922 committee, arguing that it’s as much as the social gathering to determine whether or not Boris Johnson goes now or at a normal election in three years time.

Ross, Douglas [Openly called for the PM to go]
Chief of the Scottish Conservatives who publicly referred to as for Johnson to resign on the again of the PM admitting that he attended the Downing Road gathering in Might 2020. Claimed the PM’s place is “now not tenable”, and confirmed that he has despatched a letter of no confidence. Following the outbreak of struggle in Ukraine, Mr Ross publicly retracted his name for Boris Johnson to resign. It does although stay to be seen, what strategy Mr Ross will select to take subsequent. Given his earlier public statements, we proceed to treat him as hostile within the medium time period.

Streeter, Gary [Openly called for the PM to go]
Veteran MP from Devon. Evangelical Christian who sits on the left of the Conservative social gathering. Has written a letter to the 1922 committee saying he couldn’t “reconcile” the ache and sacrifice of the overwhelming majority of the British public throughout lockdown with the perspective and actions of these working in Downing Road.

Whittaker, Craig [Openly called for the PM to go]
Conservative MP for Calder Valley, elected in 2010, however would comfortably lose his seat if a normal election was held on the again of present opinion ballot numbers. Initially described the partygate allegations as ‘horrendous’ however issued a press release to say that Mr Johnson retained his help. Nonetheless the day after the police issued fines to each Boris Johnson and Rishi Sunak, he informed a Fb “Q and A” that he thought the pair ought to each do the ‘proper factor’ and resign. On twentieth April, he informed Sky Information that, “I need the Prime Minister to take duty for his actions”. He mentioned he has not as but written a letter of no confidence to the 1922 committee as he thought a vote would distract the federal government from its “day-to-day” enterprise.

Wragg, William [Openly called for the PM to go]
Chair of the Commons public administration choose committee and an MP from the north west of England. Has complained in regards to the ways utilized by authorities whips. Would lose his Hazel Grove seat to the Lib Dems in any election based mostly on present opinion ballot numbers. He has confirmed that he has submitted a letter of no confidence within the PM.

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Block 2 – Thought-about Hostile

Baker, Duncan [Considered hostile]
Former UKIP member elected for North Norfolk in 2019. Echoed Diane Abbott’s query within the Home of Commons when asking Johnson in regards to the Grey report. Has refused to touch upon whether or not he has despatched a letter to the 1922 committee or not, however has mentioned of the PM within the Jap Every day Press, that: “There are a large number of inquiries to reply, and whereas they grasp over us, his tenure is questionable”. In April, Mr Baker instructed that he would have doubtlessly damaged with Tory whips and supported an inquiry into whether or not the PM lied to Parliament. Though not but calling for the PM to go, Mr Baker is quoted within the North Norfolk Information as saying, “On the idea of 1 fixed-penalty discover, with what’s going on all over the world and in our nation, on this context I don’t imagine that it is a resigning matter. Nonetheless I’ll all the time take a look at what’s coming ahead as this investigation and the opposite investigations proceed to be printed”. He later instructed to the BBC Radio 4 ‘PM’ programme that if the PM acquired a number of fines (which he appeared to verify, means multiple), he would possibly undertake a special strategy.

Baldwin, Harriet [Considered hostile]
The MP for West Worcestershire. A former minister who was sacked by Boris Johnson as quickly as he grew to become PM in 2019. Supported Jeremy Hunt reasonably than Johnson within the 2019 management election. After the police advantageous was issued to the PM commented that she wouldn’t be submitting a letter of no confidence with the federal government exhibiting sturdy management over Ukraine. Nonetheless, she has beforehand informed Bloomberg, that if the official report finds that the prime minister has lied to parliament, then that could be a “crimson line” for her.

Bottomley, Sir Peter [Considered hostile]
Longest serving MP, who has historfically been very independently minded. Has reportedly refused to supply the prime minister his full help. Has sat on the surface left of the Conservative social gathering for many of his time in parliament.  Backed Jeremy Hunt reasonably than Boris Johnson within the 2019 contest. Appeared sad over the Owen Patterson affair again in November 2019.

Bradley, Karen [Considered hostile]
Cupboard minister underneath Theresa Might, however dismissed by Boris Johnson as quickly as he grew to become PM in 2019. Backed Michael Gove reasonably than Boris Johnson within the 2019 contest.  In keeping with a report within the Solar newspaper in December, Bradley was mentioned to be concerned in a ‘plot’ with different MPs hostile to Johnson. Following the issuing of mounted penalty notices to the PM and Chancellor she informed ‘Staffordshire Reside’ that she would herslef have resigned if she had damaged the principles that she had handed. She added, “I’ll spend the subsequent few days consulting my constituents and can determine on what motion to take after listening to them”. Requested beforehand if she would write a letter calling for a no confidence vote within the prime minister, she offered a lukewarm response to Instances Radio, saying: “Let’s wait and see what occurs”. Nonetheless she didn’t shrink back from stressing that Johnson should step down of his personal accord, saying: “However I do want to make it clear that if I had been a minister discovered to have damaged the legal guidelines that I handed, I’d be tendering my resignation now.”

Brine, Steve [Considered hostile]
Remainer from whom Johnson eliminated the Conservative whip again in 2019. Backed Jeremy Hunt within the 2019 management content material. Would simply lose his Winchester seat to the Liberal Democrats based mostly on present polling.  Has described the Sue Grey findings as an ’embarrassment’. Talking to the Hampshire Chronicle, Brine was reported as saying: “I by no means talk about personal correspondence however I’ve all the time thought self-awareness is a a lot under-valued high quality in a pacesetter and can be making that time this week”.

Buckland, Robert [Considered hostile]
Supported Boris Johnson within the 2019 contest, and sat as a cupboard minister between 2019 and 2021. He has since been dismissed by Boris. Previous to changing into an MP, he served as a choose sitting on the Midlands circuit. He’s positioned on the left of the Conservative social gathering. Would comfortably lose his Swindon South seat to Labour based mostly on present opinion polling. Made a veiled assault on Johnson within the Commons after the Grey report, saying: “Will he give me and the Home this enterprise at the moment, that in co-operating with the Metropolitan Police inquiry, he’ll present the suitable tone and strategy that I believe the British public demand of him, and that as an individual of great objective, who’s as much as the extent of occasions, that’s what they anticipate from you now, and that’s what I can be anticipating him to do?”. In April 2022, and with the potential for extra fines to return, he was quoted within the Swindon Advertiser as saying, “The police investigation continues to be ongoing so the complete extent of the results continues to be to be decided”.

Clarke, Greg [Considered hostile]
Remainer and former cupboard minister underneath David Cameron and Theresa Might. He’s the present chair of the science and expertise choose committee. Left the cupboard instantly in 2019, when Boris Johnson grew to become PM.   Subsequently had the Conservative whip eliminated by Boris over Brexit. His Tunbridge Wells seat shouldn’t be completely out of the attain of the Lib Dems. As but, doesn’t seem to have commented publicly on the PM’s future, however exhausting to envisage him supporting Boris Johnson in a management poll. In April, he reiterated that he wished to attend to learn the complete report, commenting, “At that time I’ll got down to constituents the conclusions I’ve reached comprehensively.”

Clifton-Brown, Geoffrey [Considered hostile]
Tory grandee who’s treasurer of the 1922 committee. Considered one thing of an extended standing critic of Boris. Was quoted in December as saying that except the PM’s efficiency improved, “some members of the social gathering can be pondering we have now obtained to have a change”.  Media reviews have additionally instructed there are hyperlinks between the so referred to as ‘pork pie’ plot of Tory MPs elected in 2019 and a capturing occasion held by the APPG on Taking pictures and Conservation, itself chaired by Sir Geoffrey. In additional indicators that he will not be a backer of the PM, he publicly reacted to the police advantageous saying that the query that MPs should “wrestle with” is whether or not changing the Prime Minister in the course of a struggle in Ukraine and the largest value of residing squeeze in a era is the appropriate motion right now.

Colburn, Elliot [Considered hostile]
Younger MP from south west London who was elected in 2019.  He would comfortably lose his Carshalton and Wallington seat to the Lib Dems in any election that mirrored the present opinion polls. The Guardian reported that his endurance has snapped with the PM, and that he had informed a constituent, that “If I have been the PM, I’d be contemplating my place”.

Crabb, Stephen [Considered hostile]
Welsh MP and former cupboard minister on the left of the social gathering. He’s chair of the Welsh affairs choose committee. Backed Sajid Javid in 2019. He faces an unsure future after constituency boundary adjustments have in impact abolished his outdated seat. In keeping with Wales On-line, he’s reported as having written to a constituent, saying of the PM: “Whereas he might not have attended among the gatherings being reported, he does have a particular duty in setting the tradition and requirements on the coronary heart of presidency. He was proper to apologise this week, however this will not be a ample response given the seriousness of those issues.” He has additionally attacked the PM’s feedback in relation to Jimmy Saville describing them as “ill-judged and never befitting of a major minister.”

Davison, Dehenna [Considered hostile]
Younger Conservative MP from Durham with a really massive social media following.  She gained Bishop Auckland by an enormous majority for the Conservatives in 2019, however would now lose her seat to Labour if a future normal election mirrored present opinion polling.  Reported as saying she was “extremely indignant” in regards to the Downing Road events and the prime minister’s response. She has been named within the media as a possible ring chief within the so referred to as ‘pork pie plot’ of MPs from the 2019 consumption, who’re believed to be hostile to Boris remaining in No.10.

Doyle-Value, Jackie [Considered hostile]
Essex MP for Thurrock. Former junior minister, who left the federal government as quickly as Boris Johnson entered Downing Road.  Recurrently reported within the media as being hostile to the PM. Arduous to think about her supporting Boris in any management election.

Drummond, Flick [Considered hostile]
Former Ofsted inspector. Was beforehand defeated in Portsmouth, however later returned for the safer Hampshire seat of Meon Valley in 2019.  Remainer who’s now vice chair of the Conservative European Discussion board.  She sits on the physique with different figures whom are deemed hostile to the PM, comparable to Stephen Hammond and the previous MP Dominic Grieve. She has mentioned she is going to wait to see the outcomes of the inquiry and police investigations earlier than commenting additional, however pointedly informed the Hampshire Chronicle that: “I’m very dissatisfied to listen to the prime minister admit he went to an occasion with drinks within the backyard at Downing Road through the first lockdown”.

Dunne, Philip [Considered hostile]
Former defence minister underneath David Cameron and Theresa Might who’s the MP for Ludlow in Shropshire.  He was instrumental in managing Jeremy Hunt’s marketing campaign for the Conservative social gathering management towards Boris Johnson again in 2019.   Accepts the Grey report highlights a failure of management in No.10, however has mentioned for now that he won’t name on Johnson to resign whereas there’s a police investigation ongoing.

Fell, Simon [Considered hostile]
Purple Wall MP for Barrow and Furness in Cumbria. Would comfortably lose his seat to Labour based mostly on present opinion ballot ranges. Was initially quiet on partygate however has lately mentioned that it was unacceptable that these making the principles have been “not following them”.  Has been linked within the media to the ‘pork pie’ plotters – a gaggle of MPs elected in 2019 who’re mentioned to be hostile to Johnson. In public statements has instructed {that a} “belated apology is skinny gruel to his constituents”. In keeping with his native ‘Mail’ paper, he has mentioned that till the complete report or the findings of the Met investigation are accomplished, it’s “exhausting to attract an additional conclusion” saying that “we’d like details to make selections and act”. Following the struggle in Ukraine, commented that this was not the appropriate time to take away the PM, and argued that the birthday cake occasion was not a celebration. Nonetheless he additionally reiterated his anger at broad occasions. His place must be watched intently if extra fines are issued.

Garnier, Mark [Considered hostile]
Backed Jeremy Hunt within the 2019 Conservative social gathering management election. Writing in a weekly column, described the Grey Report as “not good studying” however with out seeing the complete report added that, “so, removed from having the ability to judge what has been happening, we aren’t any additional than we have been earlier than the interim replace was printed”. Nonetheless, extra tellingly he was ready to inform BBC Midlands Reside that: “we’re on a little bit of a glide slope to Johnson’s departure”. After the police issued a advantageous to the PM, he expressed concern that additional fines would comply with. He was quoted as saying ,”I didn’t help Boris Johnson within the management elections – I used to be nervous about character flaws and I haven’t been dissatisfied”.

Ghani, Nusrat [Considered hostile]
Former transport minister who was sacked from the federal government in 2020. Suggesting her Islamic religion was a difficulty for her dismissal, she then grew to become embroiled in a public dispute with the previous chief whip over the associated circumstances. She supported Jeremy Hunt within the 2019 Conservative social gathering management election. The Every day Mail has instructed that Ghani is ‘recognized’ to have already submitted a letter of no confidence.

Graham, Richard [Considered hostile]
The MP for Gloucester, who would narrowly lose his seat if a normal election mirrored present opinion ballot ranges.  He backed Jeremy Hunt reasonably than Boris Johnson within the 2019 Conservative social gathering management election. Has issued a press release through which he described the Downing Road gatherings as ‘unlawful’, saying: “I need each prime minister to do his or her greatest for our nation: and in that sense, all of them, no matter which political social gathering they arrive from, have my help, however not at any worth or underneath all circumstances”. Beforehand mentioned he would await the findings of the Grey report, including ominously: “There are steps that each MP can take to result in change. I don’t rule out any of them in that scenario.”

Inexperienced, Chris  [Considered hostile]
Conservative MP for Bolton West who would narrowly lose his seat if a normal election mirrored the present opinion ballot place.  Brexiteer who backed Boris Johnson within the 2019 management contest. Has been publicly quiet of late, however in December after the preliminary partygate claims, when requested if he nonetheless had confidence within the PM, he was reportedly silent for a interval on BBC Radio Manchester earlier than saying: “I believe the silence does communicate volumes”. This was earlier than the additional January social gathering allegations emerged. He beforehand submitted a letter of no confidence in Theresa Might.

Hammond, Stephen [Considered hostile]
Conservative MP for Wimbledon in south west London with an extremely slim majority. Sits on the left of the social gathering and was a supporter of Matt Hancock within the 2019 Conservative social gathering management election. Staunch remainer who had the Conservative whip eliminated by Boris Johnson in 2019. In keeping with a report within the Solar newspaper in December, Hammond was mentioned to be concerned in a ‘plot’ with different MPs hostile to Johnson. Very exhausting to think about him supporting Boris Johnson in any confidence vote. Has instructed {that a} defeat within the Wakefield by-election could also be one second that piles additional strain on the PM.

Higginbotham, Antony [Considered hostile]
Purple Wall MP for Burnley. Would comfortably lose his seat to Labour in any normal election that displays the present opinion polls. Has been linked to the ‘pork pie’ plot of Conservative MPs elected in 2019, having written on Fb, that: “I’m as indignant and dissatisfied as you’re”.

Hoare, Simon [Considered hostile]
Dorset MP, and member of the Tory Reform Group on the left of the Conservative social gathering.  Supported Sajid Javid within the 2019 Conservative management election. Has described how he has had over 1,400 emails round partygate. Informed the Bournemouth Echo that: “I’m very involved about what it’s doing to the standing of parliament and to the standing of presidency not simply at house however overseas as nicely”. Persevering with he mentioned: “These are very severe issues and I believe there’s a hell of a whole lot of harm that is happening and I’m very depressed and really nervous about all of it”. Referring to submitting a letter of no confidence, he mentioned: “It’s not a simple factor to do, nevertheless it’s one thing that I haven’t dominated out”. He has instructed that the struggle in Ukraine doesn’t cease the PM being modified, pointing to how Mrs Thatcher was pressured out when the UK had ‘boots on the bottom in Kuwait’.

Howell, John [Considered hostile]
Succeeded Boris Johnson because the MP for Henley, however has been essential of Johnson up to now. Remainer, and one time tax inspector, who backed Jeremy Hunt within the 2019 conservative management election. Has publicly mentioned he gained’t be commenting through the ongoing police investigation. Nonetheless in January he informed the Henley Customary this was a ‘tough difficulty’, earlier than happening to ‘reiterate’ how he didn’t vote for Johnson to be prime minister within the Tory management vote in 2019.  It’s subsequently exhausting to think about him voting for Johnson in any future such contest.

Hunt, Jeremy [Considered hostile]
Former overseas secretary who was defeated by Johnson within the 2019 Conservative management election. He’s chair of the commons well being choose committee. He has, at occasions, been essential of the federal government by means of the covid disaster. Publicly has mentioned that he hopes that there’s not a management election, however has given no affirmation that he would help the PM if there was one. As an alternative he commented in January, that his personal management ambitions haven’t utterly vanished.

Hunt, Tom [Considered hostile]
MP for Ispwich, first elected in 2019. Former researcher to Oliver Dowden. Has been extremely essential of the Downing Road occasion that occurred the evening earlier than Prince Philip’s funeral saying it crammed him “with disgust”. Has reportedly had an in-person assembly with the PM over the matter. In keeping with the Guardian he has additionally criticised “cack-handed” backers of the prime minister, suggesting that they need to disable their social media platforms and stop finishing up media interviews.  Has appeared extra supportive of the PM because the struggle in Ukraine, however has additionally mentioned a line can’t be drawn underneath the present saga until the complete Grey report is printed.  Would comfortably lose his seat to Labour in an election that mirrored present opinion polling ranges.

Jones, Andrew [Considered hostile]
Was a junior minister underneath Theresa Might, however misplaced his job when Boris Johnson grew to become prime minister. Remainer who backed Jeremy Hunt within the 2019 management election. His Harrogate constituency would see a knife edge battle with the Lib Dems at present opinion ballot ranges. Echoed Diane Abbott’s hostile query within the Home of Commons when asking the prime minister in regards to the Grey report. Has mentioned that correspondence with the 1922 is ‘confidential’, however that ‘no one ought to doubt’ his unhappiness.

Kearns, Alicia [Considered hostile]
First elected for Rutland and Melton in 2019. Formidable MP who has been reported within the media as being the ring chief behind the so referred to as ‘pork pie plot’ (named in relation to her constituency) of MPs elected in 2019 who’re hostile to the PM. Has been quoted in her native paper, the Melton Instances, as saying she feels “indignant” at the latest allegations.

Knight, Julian [Considered hostile]
He’s the chair of the tradition choose committee, and creator of the e-book, ‘Politics for dummies’.  After the issuing of the mounted penalty notices, he did although difficulty a press release to say, ‘Given the essential level in Europe’s historical past proper now, it’s not the appropriate time to alter the management of the nation’. Nonetheless he additionally taken a essential line on partygate, beforehand telling Instances Radio: “What I’d say is that it will be charitable to say that partygate, in case you like, is because of acts of utmost stupidity on behalf of these at Quantity 10”. Persevering with he mentioned: “I’m very open minded in regards to the future route of the Conservative social gathering, that’s all I wish to say on the problem”. Has been additional quoted within the Birmingham Mail as saying that, “everybody” believes prime minister Boris Johnson might be pressured to stop. Has been very essential of the federal government within the final month on their plans to dump Channel 4.

Loder, Chris [Considered hostile]
Former prepare guard who labored his manner up within the railway business. Elected in 2019 for West Dorset. Reported to be a part of the so referred to as ‘pork pie’ plot of MPs elected in 2019 who’re thought-about hostile to the PM. Wrote in his native paper, the Bridport and Lyme Regis Information, that he was “deeply embarrassed and humiliated” by the revelations and that he was not satisfied that the “evolving narrative” from the prime minister is suitable.  Ominous on this context – his hobbies embrace bell ringing…..

Logan, Mark [Considered hostile]
Purple Wall MP for Bolton North East with a majority of simply 378 votes.  Abstained on the vote to reform lobbying legal guidelines. In relation to the present difficulties, on Twitter he has mentioned: “Let’s not beat in regards to the bush. I, my constituents, this nation, anticipate extra”. Shifting by means of the social media world, on Fb he then commented, that the “prime minister units the tradition and instance for the remainder of the nation”. Within the media he been linked to the ‘pork pie’ plot of Conservative MPs elected in 2019.

Might, Theresa [Considered hostile]
Former prime minister.  Following the publication of the Grey Report, she was essential of Johnson within the Commons. You solely have to observe this, and certainly every other interactions between the pair, to conclude that there’s not a lot love misplaced right here.  It could appear extremely unlikely that she would help the PM in a no confidence vote.

Merriman, Huw [Considered hostile]
Remainer from Bexhill on the Sussex coast, and one more choose committee chair (this time of transport), who appears to have points with the PM. Through the Brexit debate, he beforehand argued for a second referendum.  He backed Jeremy Hunt within the 2019 Conservative social gathering management election. This month he informed the BBC Radio 4 As we speak programme that he was “deeply troubled” by what was happening and that if a major minister “doesn’t form up”, then “they should ship out”.

Mullan, Kieran [Considered hostile]
Former police particular constable. Elected in 2019, however would comfortably lose his Crewe and Nantwich seat to Labour if an election was held on the again of present polling. Has been linked within the media with the so referred to as ‘pork pie’ plot of MPs elected in 2019, and his public feedback haven’t been notably supportive of the PM. Writing in his native newspaper column, he mentioned: “The truth that I haven’t mentioned he ought to resign doesn’t imply that I settle for or condone what has gone on, or that I agree that he ought to keep it up.  It means I wish to take a choice with the complete details”.

Poulter, Daniel [Considered hostile]
Suffolk MP and psychiatrist.  He has been quoted within the Guardian as saying, that though he was happy with the PM’s apology it was not a lot comfort to “these of us” who cared for sufferers on the frontline of the NHS. He has mentioned that, ought to the PM have been discovered to have actively misled parliament, or if he faces legal sanctions, then his place could be untenable. He has additionally argued that an impartial particular person ought to contemplate the Grey report having been quoted within the East Anglian Every day Instances saying that, “We’re within the extraordinarily uncommon scenario the place the Prime minister is each underneath investigation and the arbitrator of that very same investigation”.

Richardson, Angela [Considered hostile]
Would comfortably lose her Guildford seat to the Lib Dems based mostly on the present ranges of Conservative polling.  The primary resignation from the federal government’s so referred to as ‘payroll vote’ due to ‘partygate’.  Quitting her place as PPS to Michael Gove, she cited her ‘deep disappointment’ in Boris Johnson.  In a press release to her constituents after the Grey report was printed she commented that: “It additionally appears as if there are additional inquiries to which we don’t but have the reply, due to the Metropolitan Police investigation”. In April, confirmed on Twitter that, she would have rebelled towards any whip and supported a Labour movement calling for a Commons committee to analyze the PM.

Sambrook, Gary [Considered hostile]
Elected in 2019 for Birmingham Northfield with a slim majority of 1,640. Sambrook was initially recognized as being a part of the pork pie plot of MPs elected in 2019 that have been hostile to the PM. He was additionally closely rumoured to have put in a letter to the 1922 committee, having been quoted within the Every day Mail as saying: “The prime minister has admitted attending one of many gatherings however disputed its standing as a celebration, and has apologised. All of us will come to our personal conclusions”. Extra lately although, Sambrook has instructed that he has listened to the PM and his “guarantees” on change and that he helps him in “delivering’ for his constituents”. In what’s a secret letter writing course of, we suspect that solely Sambrook (and Graham Brady) really is aware of what is going on right here.

Smith, Julian [Considered hostile]
North Yorkshire MP and former authorities chief whip underneath Theresa Might. He was later sacked by Boris Johnson as Northern Eire secretary after simply six months within the job. Situated on the Tory left, and has been described by the Monetary Instances as being “opposed” to each the “tone and elegance” of the Johnson authorities. He was immediately essential of the PM on Twitter in regards to the “smear” made towards Sir Keir Starmer in relation to Jimmy Savile.

Spencer, Ben [Considered hostile]
An additional psychiatrist who seems hostile to the PM. Youthful MP elected in 2019 for a protected seat in Surrey.  He’s a member of the Tory Reform Group on the average wing of the social gathering. In relation to partygate he has issued a reasonably sturdy assertion on Fb, through which he mentioned: “The prime minister has set out his rationalization, which is that he believed on the time it was a piece occasion. I wrestle with this … Clearly whether it is discovered that the prime minister has deliberately misled parliament or knowingly broke the regulation his place could be untenable”.

Stevenson, John [Considered hostile]
Supported Michael Gove within the 2019 management election.  Would lose his Carlisle seat to Labour in a normal election based mostly on the present ranges of opinion polls.  Beforehand mentioned within the media that he would anticipate the end result of the Grey report, detailing that he was angered by the partygate reviews. He publicly commented in January that there was no urge for food amongst Tories to alter chief. Nonetheless his attittude seems to have hardened in current occasions. Forward of a Commons debate, he was reported on Cumbria Crack as saying he supported the concept a Commons Committee ought to contemplate whether or not the PM has misled parliament. Expressing how he was ‘very dissatisfied’ in what had occurred in No.10, he mentioned, “I imagine we must always anticipate the complete Sue Grey report, and as soon as it has concluded, the Prime Minister ought to then undergo a confidence vote of Conservative MPs”.

Stride, Mel [Considered hostile]
Former chief of the Home of Commons who having lastly reached the Cupboard underneath Theresa Might, was sacked after simply two months within the job when Boris Johnson grew to become prime minister.  Persevering with the development on this list- that in case you are a Conservative chair of a choose committee – then you definitely seem to have notable points with Mr Johnson, Mr Stride is at the moment the chair of the treasury committee.   He was a Remainer who backed Michael Gove within the 2019 Conservative management election.  The Sunday Telegraph reported in January 2022 {that a} assembly of as much as 40 Conservative MPs (together with Mr Gove himself) befell in a pub near Mr Stride’s London home.

Sturdy, Julian [Considered hostile]
Supported Boris Johnson within the 2019 management election. Straight speaking Yorkshireman who has mentioned claims that the Downing Road backyard social gathering was a piece associated occasion gained’t wash with the general public.  Has informed the Yorkshire Submit that the unredacted Sue Grey report “must be printed as quickly as doable so our actions in response may be absolutely knowledgeable”. After the PM was referred to the Commons priveleges committee, he tweeted to counsel that there was ‘ample doubt’ over claims made by the PM on the dispatch field. Referring to the Nolan rules of public life, he wrote, ‘Nobody is above this and even the PM have to be held accountable for his actions’. Referring to his inbox he wrote, ‘I dismiss allegations that the general public wish to transfer on from ‘partygate’ saying his constituents ‘need solutions and so they deserve them’.

Syms, Robert [Considered hostile]
Lengthy standing MP from Dorset.  Covid lockdown sceptic who backed Boris within the 2019 management election. Nonetheless in an ominous assertion, he mentioned ,“I’m contemplating whether or not or not I should put in a letter. I’ve had emails from what I’d name Christian, respectable, sincere, honourable sorts of Tory voters, who say they really feel embarrassed about voting Conservative with Boris Johnson’.

Thomas, Derek [Considered hostile]
Brexiter who supported Jeremy Hunt within the 2019 management contest.  Below present opinion polling ranges would lose his St Ives seat to the Liberal Democrats. Earlier than the Grey report was printed commented on Fb, that, “If the inquiry or the Metropolitan police discover that the alleged actions have been unlawful and that the PM knew this, or was concerned, then I believe he ought to contemplate his place.” He reiterated this place in April after the PM was fined, saying he was now ready for the complete publication of the Grey report. Referencing his upbringing he informed Cornwall Reside in regards to the significance of the theme of being ‘past reproach’….

Trott, Laura [Considered hostile]
Former aide to David Cameron.  Elected in 2019 for the protected seat of Sevenoaks in Kent.  Seen as an formidable MP, however one who has but to be promoted. This development might nicely proceed if Johnson stays PM. Vital of Boris up to now, Trott made unwelcome feedback through the 2019 conservative management marketing campaign, suggesting {that a} Johnson victory would possibly result in an early Common election and a Corbyn win. She has been quoted in her native Sevenoaks Chronicle after the Grey Report as saying, “The conclusions within the replace are extraordinarily severe, and whereas we nonetheless don’t have all the main points, the replace made some essential suggestions”. She added,”I’m very clear that we’d like transparency on what precisely occurred, and that’s the reason the Sue Grey report have to be printed in full as soon as the police inquiry is full. MPs and the general public have the appropriate to see the complete findings.”

Tugendhat, Tom [Considered hostile]
Overseas affairs choose committee chair and the MP for Tonbridge in Kent.   Remainer, whose uncle was a European Commissioner.   Described by the Impartial newspaper as a fierce critic of the PM, somebody with whom he’s thought to have a prickly relationship. Backed Michel Gove in 2019.   He’s politically very formidable.  The truth that he lately grew to become the primary MP to overtly declare himself as a candidate to interchange Mr Johnston (nevertheless unlikely that’s in Mr Tugendhat’s case), would additional counsel that the PM is unlikely to be relying on his help.

Walker, Charles [Considered hostile]
Tory Grandee, and independently minded MP for the very protected seat of Broxbourne in Hertfordshire, who’s standing down on the subsequent election. He beforehand caught his neck out to thwart a 2015 plot to take away Commons speaker, John Bercow. He has already instructed that if Boris resigned, it will present nice braveness, telling Channel 4, “I’d applaud him for doing that”.  He has been quoted within the Every day Mail as saying the PM has 6 months to revive belief within the authorities. After the police issued their advantageous, he instructed on Radio 4’s World at One which he would doubtless abstain reasonably than vote towards any movement calling for the requirements committee to analyze the PM. He instructed {that a} lack of other ‘huge beasts’ in politics in the mean time, was for now, serving to Boris Johnson to proceed in put up.

Wright, Jeremy [Considered hostile]
Former Lawyer Common, who backed Sajid Javid within the 2019 management election.  In a press release printed on his web site, he says “I share the widespread disappointment in the best way the prime minister has dealt with this matter. That is subsequently a really severe scenario and questions in regards to the prime minister’s means to remain in workplace are professional’. He was quoted within the Guardian as suggesting the PM ought to face “resignation or elimination from workplace” if he was discovered to have knowingly attended rule-breaking events.

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Block 3 – Indicators of concern for the PM

Afolami, Bim [Signs of concern for the PM]
Backed Johnson within the 2019 management election, seen as being on the left of the Conservative social gathering.  If an election was held based mostly on present opinion ballot ranges, he would lose his Hitchin and Harpenden seat to the Lib Dems.  Reacted to Grey report in a non-committal manner by saying that he would “rigorously examine” what emerged.   Extra tellingly he wrote on the Conservative house web site in November, that there was a nagging sense within the public that we needs to be higher ruled.  Persevering with he wrote, “And because the prime minister is on the apex of the system, he’ll carry many of the can…the true grievance from the general public is that they don’t assume that MPs and the federal government are doing their jobs successfully sufficient”….  “Dare I say it, I believe they’re proper”. Has has although pointed to the struggle in Ukraine as being one purpose why that is although not the appropriate time to be speaking about the way forward for the PM.

Anderson, Lee [Signs of Concern for the PM]
Purple Wall MP from Nottinghamshire. Received Ashfield in 2019 however who would comfortably lose the seat in an election held on the idea of at the moment’s opinion polling. Former miner and Labour councillor, who solely joined the Conservatives in 2018. Shares a Commons workplace with Alicia Kearns, the MP for Rutland, who the media counsel is the ring chief of the so referred to as ‘pork pie plot’ of MPs elected in 2019. Anderson lately did an interview with Andrew Neill suggesting that the Conservatives might lose some 5 million crimson wall voters. Has lately written on Fb that: “Personally, I’d not again anybody who has knowingly finished unsuitable.” He has additionally mentioned that he’ll submit a letter of no-confidence if Boris “misplaced the belief of the nation”. After the PM was initially issued with a advantageous by the police, Mr Anderson did seem to have softened his tone for now. He was quoted on Nottinghamshire Reside as saying of the incident ,”Nobody can persuade me that this was a celebration. A gathering at work that broke the principles? Sure. However a celebration? No”. It stays to be seen what his view could also be if additional fines are issued.

Baillie, Siobhan [Signs of concern for the PM]
First elected in 2019 however would lose her Stroud seat closely in any election held underneath present polling backdrop.  Initially made no notable public touch upon Boris, together with her twitter account exhibits her to be very within the difficulty of wetlands in the mean time. Voted towards the federal government on covid restrictions. Nonetheless in April she described the lockdown fines as ‘severe’ and famous the investigation has but to conclude in its entirety. She was quoted within the Stroud Information as saying, “I’ll now take heed to my constituents about these newest developments and communicate to my parliamentary colleagues after recess.”

Baron, John [Signs of concern for the PM]
Independently minded MP from Essex, who opposed the Gulf Warfare in 2003. Quoted in his native ‘Echo’ newspaper as saying in relation to the Grey Report, “It’s important that these shortcomings are put proper, and we’ll know extra when all investigations are full”. In April 2022, he appeared to take a extra hostile tone over partygate. Talking within the Commons he mentioned, “I  have made my disquiet recognized to the Prime Minister a few occasions now, and he has taken that on board”.

Beresford, Sir Paul [Signs of concern for the PM]
Dentist and veteran MP from Surrey who backed Boris Johnson within the 2019 management contest.  Has been quoted within the Guardian as saying, “As we await the complete report on occasions, and in all probability for the foreseeable futureI and lots of of my parliamentary colleagues will regard the prime minister as being ‘on licence’. He has behaved foolishly and is undeniably a diminished determine now”.

Blackman, Bob [Signs of concern for the PM]
Former Member of the London Meeting who would narrowly lose his Harrow East seat to Labour in any election that mirrored present opinion ballot ranges.  He was one of many first MPs to be overtly essential after the ‘partygate’ allegations emerged, saying: ‘Individuals are rightly livid… I’m clear that those that set the principles should abide by them or face the results’.

Butler, Rob [Signs of concern for the PM]
Former Justice of the Peace, first elected for Aylesbury in 2019.  He has informed his native newspaper, the Bucks Herald, that he would wait till the Metropolitan Police report is completed earlier than providing a clear-cut response on what penalties the Prime minister ought to face.

Cartlidge, James [Signs of concern for the PM]
Elected in 2015.  Junior justice minister. Backed Jeremy Hunt in 2019. After the issuing of the police mounted penalty discover, he issued a press release on his web site. Within the assertion, he mentioned that he knew the PM and Chancellor have been ‘going to present it their all’ and made different supportive noises in regards to the PM getting the massive calls proper. Nonetheless the assertion additionally talks about each ‘sides of the ledger’, and comprises the phrases ‘as difficult as circumstances could also be’. Outwardly the assertion seems to be backing the PM, notably within the context of the struggle in Ukraine, however you may additionally be forgiven, for questioning in regards to the extent to which the feedback have been rigorously crafted. It’s definitely extra nuanced than we have now appear from many different authorities ministers.

Cates,  Miriam [Signs of concern for the PM]
Elected in 2019 for Penistone and Stocksbridge in South Yorkshire.  She would lose her seat to Labour in an election that mirrored present opinion polling ranges. She has indirectly publicly commented on whether or not she thinks Boris ought to resign, however has beforehand informed the Sheffield Star that, “whoever is discovered to have damaged the principles should face penalties – in line with the regulation – with out concern or favour.”

Caulfield, Maria [Signs of concern for the PM]
Junior well being minister who has labored as a nurse on the Royal Marsden.  Initially backed Dominic Raab within the 2019 management contest.  She would comfortably lose her Lewes seat in Sussex to the Lib Dems in any election based mostly on present opinion polling. After the issuing of lock down guidelines mentioned on Twitter that the PM and Chancellor wanted to get on with their jobs, but in addition reaffirmed that she was essential of occasions in Downing Road. An earlier assertion on her web site had mentioned, “I spoke out publicly when Dominic Cummings broke the principles throughout lockdown and referred to as for his resignation and so I can be calling for motion towards anybody who has been discovered to have damaged the principles. It’s clear that there was a tradition inside Quantity 10 the place even when guidelines weren’t technically damaged, the spirit of the principles have been, and that is utterly unacceptable”.fro

Chalk, Alex [Signs of concern for the PM]
Solicitor Common on the left of the Conservative social gathering.  Supported Matt Hancock within the 2019 management election.   He would comfortably lose his Cheltenham seat to the Lib Dems in any election based mostly on present polling. Chalk has been reported to be involved about Johnson’s feedback in relation to Jimmy Saville and in line with the Guardian is claimed to be on ‘resignation watch’.

Churchill, Jo [Signs of concern for the PM]
Junior surroundings minister from Bury St Edmunds.  Backed Jeremy Hunt within the 2019 management contest.  She has publicly gone additional than many ministers, writing in her native paper that, “many constituents have written to me about their anger and frustration on the present scenario concerning Downing Road. I’ve made these views very clear to the prime minister”.

Davies, Philip [Signs of concern for the PM]
Outspoken MP on the appropriate of the Conservative social gathering who’s married to fellow MP, Esther McVey. He backed Boris Johnson within the 2019 management election.  He would comfortably lose his Shipley seat in West Yorkshire to Labour in any normal election based mostly on present opinion polling ranges. He’s quoted as saying that the Sue Grey report has ‘broken belief’ in Boris Johnson.  In a sign that he was wavering, earlier within the 12 months, he was reported to have been seen going into Downing Road as a part of group on the appropriate of the social gathering to satisfy the PM. He has been quoted in his native Telegraph and Argus telling a constituent that, “It was utterly unacceptable for the PM to have damaged the lockdown legal guidelines that he imposed on the remainder of us – legal guidelines I opposed all through – and it’s unjustifiable”.

Dinenage, Caroline [Signs of concern for the PM]
Former minister from the navy seat of Gosport on the Hampshire coast.  She was sacked by Boris Johnson in his autumn 2021 reshuffle.  She backed Jeremy Hunt reasonably than Boris Johnson within the 2019 management content material. Beforehand commented to ITV that, “Folks rightly have issues. I’ve issues” including, “The prime minister says there was no social gathering, that he’s been assured there was no social gathering. He says that he has instructed the cupboard secretary to look into this ,and be doubly certain that there can be repercussions if that seems to be unsuitable”. In April she mentioned she wouldn’t be commenting additional till the police investigation was over.

Duguid, David [Signs of concern for the PM]
Former Scottish workplace minister, who was dismissed from the federal government in 2021.  Backed Michael Gove within the 2019 Conservative management election.  Could be in peril of shedding his Bannff and Buchan seat to the SNP if an election was held based mostly on present opinion polls.   He has been very quiet on the PMs future, however is suspected to have comparable views to lots of his Scottish Conservative colleagues who’re nervous about Johnson’s unpopularity in Scotland. Has mentioned he won’t be commenting additional till the complete Grey report is printed.

Duncan Smith, Iain [Signs of concern for the PM]
Former Conservative chief who was as soon as himself pressured out by the parliamentary social gathering.  Backed Boris Johnson within the 2019 management election.   His beforehand protected Chingford seat in north London has turn out to be one of the marginal seats within the nation over the past decade, and now seems to be extremely prone to fall to Labour on the subsequent election.  He informed Discuss Radio that he was essential of a scarcity of ‘management’ tradition from the highest in Downing Road, but in addition mentioned that the PM has obtained among the huge calls proper through the pandemic.  Mr Duncan Smith, beforehand informed the i newspaper that the PM would discover it tough to carry onto his put up if the drive advantageous him. Nonetheless his strategy has modified (for now) following the Russian invasion of Ukraine. On the day that the police advantageous really got here, he then ‘tweeted’, “We’re all indignant, however the PM should keep. Britain faces a sequence of nationwide crises. That is the worst doable time to crate a vacuum at Westminster”. Unclear although, that he may be relied upon for the long run.

Elphicke, Natalie [Signs of concern for the PM]
Elected in 2019 because the MP for the as soon as marginal Dover seat in Kent.  She seems to be prone to narrowly retain her seat if a normal election was held on the idea of the present opinion polls. Former finance lawyer. Has publicly commented that she was ‘shocked’ by the partygate allegations, however would anticipate the end result of the Grey investigation.

Farris, Laura [Signs of concern for the PM]
New MP elected in 2019 for Newbury.  Thought-about to be on the ‘One Nation’ wing of the Conservative social gathering. Barrister whose late father was a Conservative MP for her present seat. In response to partygate allegations, she has informed the BBC that, “The foundations have been clear and unequivocal at that cut-off date. I don’t assume anyone thought you have been meant to be having events”. Apparently, sits on the Commons privileges committee now investigating the PM.

Foster, Kevin [Signs of concern for the PM]
Junior house workplace minister from Torbay.  He backed Boris Johnson within the 2019 management election.  Has publicly famous how he and his spouse didn’t go to a detailed relative who was significantly unwell and handed away in early 2021, commenting to Devon Reside that, “We subsequently take the identical view as different Torbay residents about allegations that others weren’t doing the identical”.

Freeman, George [Signs of concern for the PM]
Science minister, who supported Matt Hancock within the 2019 Conservative social gathering management election.  One in every of a few authorities ministers who seem to have gone additional than most in being essential of partygate.  Was reported by the Instances to have written a letter to a Norfolk constituent through which he mentioned he was “flabbergasted” by the allegations, and that these in positions of energy, “shouldn’t search to flee public duty or accountability”.

Gideon, Jo [Signs of concern for the PM]
Purple Wall MP elected for Stoke on Trent Central in 2019.  Would simply lose her seat to Labour based mostly on present opinion ballot ranges. She was publicly very essential of the primary Downing Road social gathering allegation, being quoted within the Stoke Sentinel as saying, “Like everybody, I spent the Christmas interval in lockdown alone at house in Stoke-on-Trent, unable to see pals, household or colleagues. The allegations of Christmas events in Downing Road and the video launched by ITV have sparked outrage and shouldn’t go ignored, particularly given the sacrifices we have been all making throughout the identical interval”.

Glen, John [Signs of concern for the PM]
Salisbury MP and present treasury minister underneath Rishi Sunak.  Former Justice of the Peace.  Backed Boris Johnson within the last phases of the 2019 Conservative social gathering management election. Seems to have gone additional than some ministers in publicly expressing his displeasure at partygate.  Writing within the Salisbury Journal he mentioned, “I’ve made sturdy representations to my whip, conveying the anger of constituents and certainly my very own conviction that this must be handled definitively”.  Persevering with he mentioned, “I don’t and won’t search to defend what occurred and can be persevering with to make my emotions recognized”.

Grant, Helen [Signs of concern for the PM]
Former sports activities minister who represents Maidstone in Kent.  Appointed by Boris Johnson in 2021 as his ‘Particular Envoy for Ladies’ and has been in each Nepal and South Sudan in current months.    As soon as a Labour social gathering member, she backed Boris Johnson within the 2019 Conservative social gathering management election.  Nonetheless, she is quoted in Kent On-line as saying that Boris Johnson’s apology over partygate has finished “little to quell her excessive concern over this very sorry state of affairs”.

Grey, James [Signs of concern for the PM]
Veteran MP who has been an MP in Wiltshire since 1997.  Has mentioned he would anticipate the findings of the inquiries and wouldn’t be part of a ‘kangaroo’ courtroom towards the PM.  Nonetheless he was additionally quoted within the Wilts and Gloucestershire Customary as saying, “However you may be sure that if any of those allegations are discovered to be true, and if the PM or different senior persons are proven to have been concerned, then our help for them will, no doubt, disappear”.

Inexperienced, Damian [Signs of concern for the PM] 
Former deputy prime minister and ally of Theresa Might, who was himself pressured to step down after an investigation by the mentioned Sue Grey.  He did again Boris Johnson within the 2019 management content material.  On the One Nation wing of the social gathering, not essentially a Johnson mattress fellow. As but doesn’t seem to have made any notable public touch upon the PM’s future per se. Has although been quoted within the Telegraph as saying the federal government was in very ‘harmful’ territory and nobody needs to be trying to place strain on the police investigation.

Hart, Sally-Ann [Signs of concern for the PM]
MP for Hastings since 2019, she would comfortably lose the seat to Labour based mostly on present opinion polling ranges. One other former Justice of the Peace (there are fairly a number of on this listing…) who has informed Sussex Reside, that she was ‘extraordinarily involved’ in regards to the allegations made towards the prime minister and had met the chief whip to spotlight her issues.  She has beforehand mentioned she was ready for the conclusion of the Grey inquiry.

Heald, Oliver [Signs of concern for the PM]
Veteran MP from Hertfordshire.  Remainer who backed Jeremy Hunt within the 2019 conservative management election. Reacting to the Grey Report he informed his native ‘Comet’ newspaper that he was awaiting the end result of the police investigation and that he wished to check the complete Grey Report when obtainable, including, “Clearly what has occurred in Downing Road shouldn’t have occurred and the police investigations and the complete Grey Report will inform us the place the fault lies. I wish to see the complete details.”

Henry, Darren  [Signs of concern fo rthe PM]
Elected in 2019 because the MP for Broxtowe in Nottinghamshire.  Would comfortably lose the seat to Labour in a normal election that mirrored present opinion ballot standings. Initially appeared supportive of the PM, telling his native Nottinghamshire Reside that, “We simply want to grasp that no one is ideal, folks do make errors”. Nonetheless after the PM was issued a set penalty discover his tone appears to have modified. He mentioned that as a result of PM’s public dealing with function he anticipated a public apology, including, ‘I’m not going to make my last assertion till the complete Sue Grey report is launched’.

Holmes, Paul [Signs of concern for the PM]
Elected in 2019 for Eastleigh in Hampshire.  He serves as PPS to Priti Patel.  Restricted public feedback, however has been reported as being notably uneasy about occasions in Downing Road, and has held an in particular person assembly with the prime minister.

Howell, Paul [Signs of concern]
Purple Wall MP for Tony Blair’s outdated seat of Sedgefield. Would lose the seat to Labour if a normal election was held on the idea of present opinion polling. He has mentioned he has been appalled by the reported behaviour. He has been linked within the media with the ‘pork pie’ plotters from the 2019 consumption. At first of the 12 months, he wrote on Fb that “in a democracy, no one is above the regulation, and those that make the principles can not retain credibility if they’re discovered to have damaged the principles themselves”. In April, on Twitter he appeared to have considerably softened his stance after the police issued their fines to the PM and the Chancellor, and pointed to the work they have been doing levelling up. He mentioned it was proper that those that broke the principles that they helped implement confronted the results, however mentioned in relation to the ten minute assembly that lay behind the pair’s advantageous, that “I don’t contemplate it to be a resigning matter”. It stays to be seen if this stays his place if new fines are issued to the PM for different gatherings.

Jenkin, Bernard [Signs of concern for the PM]
Veteran MP and Brexiter who backed Boris Johnson within the 2019 management election.  He chairs the Home of Commons liaison committee, and is prone to chair the committee on privileges that may now take a look at whether or not the PM has misled parliament . Beforehand quoted within the Impartial as saying that the PM can be ‘judged on outcomes’ over the subsequent few months, earlier than reasonably unhelpfully including that Conservative MPs ‘want no reminder’ as to the best way to get rid of a failing chief.  Submit the PMs mini cupboard reshfuffle, he was shortly on Sky Information to assert MPs weren’t within the optics or impression of change.

Jones, David [Signs of concern for the PM]
Brexiter who backed Johnson within the 2019 Conservative management election.  Would lose his Clwyd West seat to labour at present opinion polling ranges.   Beforehand mentioned that his constituents are extra involved in regards to the ‘value of residing’ than they’re events about Downing Road. On Twitter he additionally appeared to reward the restructuring of Downing Road tweeting, ‘The clear-out in Downing Road is welcome’ earlier than then saying, ‘it has tp go deeper and additional’. Initially we didn’t view this final remark as essentially cryptic. After the police issued the PM with a advantageous, Mr Jones was although quoted within the Rhyl Journal, saying of the PM that folks ‘anticipated higher of him’ and that he could be having ‘discussions with colleagues’.

Lamont, John [Signs of concern for the PM]
MP for Berwickshire, Roxburgh and Selkirk who could be in peril of shedding his seat to SNP if an election was held based mostly on present polling.  He backed Jeremy Hunt within the 2019 Conservative management election. Has been essential of the backyard social gathering occasion in Might 2020, describing it as ‘unacceptable’ and has referred to as for the Grey report back to be printed in full. He’s quoted in his native Border Telegraph as saying, “Nobody is above the regulation. Not even the Prime minister. These discovered to have damaged the regulation have to be held accountable.” Has indicated his help for the PM because the Ukraine disaster continues, however given the broader opposition of many main Scottish Conservatives to the PM, Mr Lamont’s place needs to be watched intently.

Largan, Robert [Signs of concern for the PM]
Independently minded, Conservative MP for Excessive Peak within the Derbyshire dales.  Elected in 2019 with a deadly majority of simply 590 over Labour. In a letter that he wrote to a constituent, he has been reported as saying “I cannot defend the indefensible. We can not have a scenario the place it’s one rule for politicians and one other rule for everybody else. I can guarantee you that I can be taking the suitable motion to defend integrity in public life”.

Latham, Pauline [Signs of concern for the PM]
Brexiter who represents Mid Derbyshire. Talking to Derbyshire Reside, she mentioned, “Finally, the buck stops with these on the prime however I’m at the moment balancing these misjudgements towards the prime minister’s successes through the pandemic”.  She claims to be giving the PM “the good thing about the doubt in the interim”. Nonetheless she has additionally informed Instances Radio that, “If he has lied to Parliament, there can be no selection”. After the police issued the PM with a lockdown advantageous, she was quoted in Derbyshire Reside as saying, “As I mentioned earlier this 12 months, it’s a particularly severe matter for the Prime Minister and the Chancellor to have been discovered to have breached the regulation. Much more so when it was a regulation they themselves repeatedly requested us to not break each single day throughout lockdown”.

Levy, Ian [Signs of concern for the PM]
The primary Purple Wall MP whose Blyth Valley outcome (small majority of 712) got here in early on election evening.  He informed his native Chronicle paper that, ‘the general public deserves higher than this’.  Within the media it has been speculated that he might be linked to the so referred to as ‘pork pie’ plotters of MPs from the 2019 consumption who’re hostile to the PM. He has been quoted within the Every day Telegraph as saying that he was unable to see his spouse’s mom when she was dying in a nursing house and that he understands the true public anger over the problem.  He has additionally mentioned that, “Ready for the inquiry shouldn’t be, on my half, an try and keep away from the problem, however to make sure we are able to pay attention to the details”.

Lewis, Julian [Signs of concern for the PM]
Extraordinarily impartial minded MP from the New Forest who misplaced the Conservative whip for a lot of months earlier on this parliament when standing to turn out to be chair of the Commons intelligence and safety committee on the again of Labour votes. He backed Boris within the 2019 management election, however has referred to as for the PM to publish the Grey report in full and instantly.

Mayhew, Jerome [Signs of concern for the PM]
Barrister elected in 2019.  His late father, Sir Patrick, was as soon as the lengthy standing Conservative MP for Tunbridge Wells and former Lawyer Common. It’s doubtlessly exhausting to think about Sir Patrick being impressed with present issues. Jerome Mayhew has expressed his frustration that the Grey report has been ‘fettered by the Met police investigation’. After the PM was issued a lockdown advantageous by police, he informed the Jap Every day Press that, he wanted to present the matter “severe thought” earlier than he was in a position to reply.

Maynard, Paul [Signs of concern for the PM]
Former minister who backed Johnson within the 2019 content material.  Nonetheless he’s reported within the Guardian as having mentioned to a constituent that, “occasions of current months have dented my confidence within the prime minister to say the least, and I really feel he has significantly let the nation as a complete down”. His Blackpool North seat could be on a knife edge if a normal election mirrored the present opinion ballot place.

Mercer, Johnny [Signs of concern for the PM]
Agitated former veterans minister from Plymouth who resigned from the federal government in 2021.  One other very independently minded MP, albeit one who did again Boris within the 2019 management election.   In a public assertion issued when the partygate allegations first emerged, Mercer mentioned, “A very horrible and unhappy day.  Terrible for the folks of Plymouth who’ve given and misplaced a lot obeying guidelines imposed by Downing Road, a tragic day for colleagues who’ve labored exhausting to help a No10 clearly uncontrolled”.  Slightly than again the PM, he informed his native Plymouth Reside web site that he wouldn’t be commenting on whether or not he had submitted a letter of no confidence.

Metcalfe, Stephen [Signs of concern for the PM]
Backed Michael Gove within the 2019 conservative management election.   Has described in his native Echo newspaper how he watched his father in regulation’s funeral on-line on the time of the alleged events in Quantity 10.   Though citing anger from different members of his household, he has but to name for the PM to resign himself.  He seems to be ready for the complete report having mentioned that the Grey Report has to date informed him little and he didn’t know to what extent ‘Boris attended or joined in with these gatherings but’.

Millar, Robin  [Signs of concern for the PM]
His Aberconwy seat in north Wales would comfortably be gained by Labour if an election was held based mostly on present opinion ballot ranges.  He’s a former director of the Conservative Christian Fellowship.  He has mentioned that the temper amongst MPs was they have been ‘actually not impressed’ by the entire affair, describing the harm it was inflicting as ‘appreciable’.

Moore, Damien  [Signs of concerns for the PM]
Commerce envoy for Tunisia and Libya, who backed Boris within the 2019 management contest.  Would comfortably lose his Southport seat to Labour  if an election was held at the moment based mostly on present opinion ballot ranges. Backed the PM in his overhaul of the No.10 operation, however has additionally informed his native paper that he’s awaiting the conclusions of the Met Police inquiry and the complete Grey report earlier than making any additional remark. Beforehand commented on social media that he was “extraordinarily dissatisfied at this clear lapse in judgement” in relation to information that the PM had apparently briefly attended the Might backyard social gathering.

Moore, Robbie [Signs of concern for the PM]
Elected in 2019, gaining his Keighly seat from Labour with a majority of two,218. He would comfortably lose that seat to Labour if an election was held on the again of present opinion ballot ranges. He has additionally mentioned publicly that he’s in infuriated by the ‘partygate’ allegations, and that, “If any occasion befell that was in breach of the principles, the strongest disciplinary motion have to be taken, and I’ll proceed to comply with any revelations on this intently.”

Mordaunt, Penny [Signs of concern for the PM]
Formidable commerce minister and former TV superstar diving contestant. She is touted within the media (regardless of the improbability of success) as a candidate to interchange Johnson. Former defence secretary who left the federal government when Boris grew to become Prime minister in 2019. She  backed Jeremy Hunt within the 2019 conservative management election. In keeping with the Every day Mail is one of some ministers who’re on a so referred to as ‘resignation watch’ reflecting their unease with the present scenario.

Neill, Bob [Signs of concern for the PM]
Independently minded MP from south east London who backed Michael Gove within the 2019 conservative management election.  He was lately essential of Boris Johnson after his feedback in relation to Jimmy Saville and Sir Keir Starmer.  On partygate, he mentioned, ‘we can not have one rule for these working in authorities and one for the remainder of the inhabitants’.  He has although mentioned he would anticipate the complete findings of the Grey Report. Within the Commons debate on partygate on April twenty first he mentioned there have to be penalties from the fines, saying,”Now what the consequence is, I believe anybody would settle for, in equity relies upon upon an final evaluation of the measure of culpability”.

Parish, Neil  [Signs of concern for the PM]
Former MEP who backed Stay and supported Michael Gove within the 2019 conservative management election. He has been quoted in Devon Reside as calling for the ‘full fact’ on the partygate affair saying, “I await the end result of the inquiry, and what motion the prime minister will soak up response, if certainly he broke the principles”.

Percy, Andrew [Signs of concern for the PM]
Lincolnshire MP who backed Boris within the 2019 management election.  Nonetheless has commented that he and his constituents are ‘pissed off and irritated’ by the partygate affair.  He has lately put ahead the idea of a Freedom Invoice’ to repay the covid fines of people that discovered themselves on the unsuitable aspect of the principles for something aside from ‘egregious’ offences.   In additional indicators of his agitation with the present social gathering management, he savaged Jacob Rees Mogg for his assault on the Scottish Conservative Chief, Douglas Ross, after Mr Ross had himself referred to as for the PM to resign.

Randall, Tom [Signs of concern for the PM]
Elected in 2019 for Gedling in Nottinghamshire with a small majority of 679.   Some media reviews have linked him to the so referred to as ‘pork pie’ plot of newly elected MPs from 2019.  He was quoted on Nottinghamshire Reside as saying, “Individuals are rightly very indignant about what has occurred. I share that anger. We should all obey the principles, with out exception, and be accountable for our habits”. He seems to have accepted the PM’s rationalization in relation to the mounted penalty discover regarding the birthday cake occasion, however on the identical time then referenced the opposite occasions that Sue Grey and the police are investigating.

Robertson, Laurence [Signs of concern for the PM]
Veteran Tewkesbury MP who was unable to go to his dying father in hospital because of Covid guidelines.  In an e mail despatched to constituents that was printed on Gloucestershire Reside he has referenced how the Might Downing Road gathering was held 5 days after his father’s funeral. He commented that he would anticipate the Grey report, however not as a result of he wished to cover behind the report or kick the matter into the ‘lengthy grass’ however as a result of he wished to assessment the entire scenario. Backed Boris within the 2019 management election, however was faraway from an unpaid commerce envoy function by the federal government after voting towards the Prime minister’s Plan B Covid-19 restrictions in December. In April 2022, he issued a press release to say that he nonetheless ‘can not make a concrete judgement’ concerning partygate and is now ready to see the outcomes of the remainder of the police invesigation.

Seeley, Bob [Signs of concerns for the PM]
Isle of Wight MP. Has mentioned that the PM has apologised and hoped that he’ll study classes.   He was initially quoted within the Isle of Wight County Press saying, “While not downplaying this, I believe a way of proportion is effective”, including, “I’d a lot reasonably parliament and authorities centered on delivering priorities which can be essential for our nation and for the Island, and that’s what I’m centered on”. Nonetheless forward of a Commons vote in April about referring the PM to a commons committee, he seemed to be taking a extra questioning line when talking on the BBC Radio 4’s ‘World at One’. He mentioned, ‘Genuinely I don’t understand how I’m going to vote”, including, “It’s fairly clear that if Quantity Ten workers didn’t assume they have been risking demise by having an finish of labor drinks. Clearly the principles imposed on us weren’t believed by some”. Supported Michael Gove within the 2019 conservative management election.

Selous, Andrew [Signs of concern for the PM]
Lengthy standing MP from south west Bedfordshire.  He’s chairman of the Conservative Christian Fellowship.  He has been quoted on Bedfordshire Reside as saying he ‘was very indignant and upset’ in regards to the Downing Road gatherings, including, “I’ve made my views very clear in regards to the requirements which I anticipate to be maintained by all these in energy in future”. He has additionally been quoted within the Guardian as telling constituents, “I need each certainly one of these allegations to be absolutely and independently investigated, if mandatory, by the police and I need all of these, nevertheless senior, who’ve damaged the regulation or authorities steerage to be appropriately punished”.

Shelbrooke, Alex [Signs of concern for the PM]
Impartial minded MP from Elmet in Yorkshire who has been ferociously essential of the federal government within the Commons in regards to the delay in housing Ukrainian refugees. After the police issued the PM with a set penalty discover, he informed his native Harrogate advertister that now was ‘not the appropriate time’ for the PM to go and there have been urgent points that wanted addressing. Nonetheless Mr Shelbrooke has additionally mentioned, that he ‘gained’t defend the indefensible’ and that he had informed this to Mr Johnson’s face. He additionally added that he had knocked on a really massive variety of doorways since January and so knew how indignant folks have been in relation to ‘partygate’.

Simmonds, David [Signs of concern for the PM]
Elected in 2019 for a neighbouring constituency to the PM in north west London.  He has although not been afraid to fireplace off some criticisms to the PM telling BBC London, “We’re all fairly pissed off with the scenario” persevering with that holding a celebration in lockdown was “clearly indefensible” and it shouldn’t be unattainable for Mr Johnson to say whether or not he was there or not. In April, requested the PM within the Commons how he deliberate to revive the ethical authority of the federal government.

Smith, Greg [Signs of concern for the PM]
Elected in 2019 for the protected seat of Buckingham.  Positioned on the appropriate of the Conservative social gathering.  Informed his native Bucks Free Press that he was unsure that Johnson’s accounts on the Commons dispatch field the place mandatory serving to his case, including “My endurance on this matter could be very skinny, however earlier than I attain any completely stable conclusions, I want to see the impartial findings of Sue Grey”. Misplaced each his grandparents through the pandemic and has mentioned he won’t defend Boris Johnson over partygate. Has instructed the struggle in Ukraine is one purpose for Mr Johnson to not step down.

Sunderland, James [Signs of concern for the PM]
Former military corporal first elected in 2019 for the protected seat of Bracknell in Berkshire.  He was quoted in January within the Guardian as saying that he was “livid” on the obvious lack of grip regarding the scenario, including, one thing has “clearly gone unsuitable with the political machine at No 10.”

Timpson, Edward [Signs of concern for the PM]
Former PPS to Theresa Might.  Son of Sir John Timpson from the Timpson retail group. Was initially quiet on partygate, however has began to point out his hand after the PM was issued a set penalty discover. In a press release, he described the occasions as ‘shameful’ and mentioned he was not ready to defend the indefensible. In indicators of actual ardour lurking inside him on the matter he continued, “I’m appalled that we didn’t see that selflessness on the coronary heart of presidency, and may solely say it makes the instance that those that have contacted me about their very own experiences set shine all of the larger”.

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Block 4 – Presently mendacity low

Aiken, Nickie [Currently lying low]
London MP appointed by Johnson as a vice chair of the Conservative social gathering in 2020.  Doesn’t seem to have commented publicly on the PM’s future.

Ansell, Caroline [Currently lying low]
Eastbourne MP who would lose her seat to the Liberal Democrats based mostly on present polling. Beforehand resigned as a authorities PPS over the federal government’s response to the free college meals marketing campaign led by Marcus Rashford.  Evangelical christian. Has to date commented within the Eastbourne Herald that, “I’m simply as involved as anybody to know what has occurred and why. There may be an investigation and I’d urge it to be accomplished and its findings printed as quickly as doable”.

Atherton, Sarah [Currently lying low]
First Conservative lady MP in Wales.  Gained Wrexham in 2019 however would comfortably lose her 2,213 majority seat in any election based mostly on present polling.  In a joint assertion with neighbouring Clwyd MP, Simon Baynes mentioned she welcomed the PM’s apology and dedication to restructure Downing Road, however that it was ‘not acceptable’ to make judgements till the findings of the Metropolitan Police Investigation’.

Atkins, Victoria [Currently lying low]
House workplace minister appointed by Boris Johnson. Has been very quiet on the partygate revelations. Her father was beforehand a Conservative MP after which MEP. He’s a detailed private good friend of former PM, and arch Johnson critic, John Main.

Bacon, Gareth [Currently lying low]
Took over from Boris’ brother in Orpington in 2019.  Served on the London Meeting concurrently Boris Johnson was Mayor.  Doesn’t seem to have commented publicly on the PM’s future.

Bradley, Ben [Currently lying low]
Chief of Nottinghamshire County Council who backed Boris in 2019.  Informed the Nottingham Submit that ‘clearly a whole lot of errors have been made’ and that he hoped the Grey report would ‘enable us to attract a line underneath it a method or one other’.

Brady, Graham [Currently lying low]
The person who receives the letters, and who retains his personal counsel. He did although ‘like’ a tweet welcoming the appointment of Stephen Barclay because the PM’s new chief of workers.   He has been an MP since 1997.  Nonetheless his as soon as protected Altrincham and Sale West seat has turn out to be rather more marginal lately.  Primarily based on the present opinion polls, he seems to be prone to lose it fairly comfortably to Labour if an election was held at the moment.

Brereton, Jack [Currently lying low]
Younger MP who represents Stoke South.  In an election at the moment, he would nonetheless maintain his seat based mostly on present polling.  He has been essential of the help that his native social gathering is receiving native from Conservative HQ.  Presently serves as PPS to defence secretary, Ben Wallace.  Doesn’t seem to have commented publicly on the PM’s future.

Britcliffe, Sara [Currently lying low]
Youngest Conservative MP.  Purple Wall MP elected for Hyndburn in Lancashire in 2019.  Would comfortably lose her 2,951 majority seat in an election based mostly on present election polling. Writing in her native newspaper, Britcliffe mentioned, “There may be clearly a case to be answered for and we’d like to verify it’s investigated absolutely. I’ll mirror on the findings as they arrive out and proceed to take heed to suggestions from residents”.  She did although lately ‘like’ a ‘tweet’ from a fellow MP that was welcoming the adjustments made in No10 and suggesting that the PM is delivering.

Bruce, Fiona [Currently lying low]
Cheshire MP and evangelical Christian who at the moment serves because the prime minister’s particular envory for freedom of faith or perception.  She backed Sajid Javid within the 2019 management contest. Doesn’t seem to have commented publicly on the PM’s future.

Cairns, Alun [Currently lying low]
Former secretary of state for Wales who backed Boris in 2019.  Would comfortably lose his Vale of Glamorgan seat in any election based mostly on the present polling. Initially didn’t remark publicly on partygage, however after the issuing of a police advantageous, tweeted to say, ‘These are severe issues and the PM has mentioned that folks have the appropriate to anticipate higher’, but in addition added that ‘Ukraine have to be our precedence and the PM’s continued focus’.

Carter, Andy [Currently lying low]
Former Justice of the Peace elected in 2019.   Sits on a slim majority of two,010 in Warrington South.  Would simply lose his seat in any election that mirrored present polling. Doesn’t seem to have commented publicly on the PM’s future, however is certainly one of 7 MPs to take a seat on the Commons privileges committee that’s now set to analyze the PM’s conduct.

Chisti, Rehman [Currently lying low]
Gillingham MP and one time Labour social gathering Parliamentary candidate for Horsham.  Backed Boris within the 2019 contest.  Doesn’t seem to have commented publicly on the PM’s future.

Costa, Alberto [Currently lying low]
Leicestershire MP who backed Michael Gove within the 2019 management election. Doesn’t seem to have commented publicly on the PM’s future. He did although seem to welcome the appointment of Steve Barclay to No.10 on Twitter. Sits on the Commons privileges committee now investigating the PM. Has rebelled towards the federal government up to now, however is at the moment the PPS to the Lawyer Common.

Coutinho, Claire [Currently lying low]
Elected in 2019 for protected seat in Surrey.  Tipped as a future rising star of the social gathering. Presently PPS to Rishi Sunak.  Has been lively on the airwaves attacking claims by some MPs of bullying habits by authorities whips. Nonetheless in line with the New Statesman, she has irked Quantity 10, by apparently championing Mr Sunak’s credentials to fellow MPs.

Crosbie, Virginia [Currently lying low]
Anglesey MP, elected in 2019, who would comfortably lose her seat to Labour based mostly on present polling.  Initially appeared to present a optimistic response to Johnson’s response to the Grey report telling Wales On-line, that “On Monday, the PM accepted the findings of the impartial Sue Grey report and has assured parliament and myself personally that he’ll act swiftly and decisively on her suggestions. I welcome this”. Following the struggle in Ukraine, additionally mentioned that now shouldn’t be the time for ‘hasty motion’. However in an indication that her thoughts shouldn’t be absolutely closed on the matter, after the police issued a advantageous, she informed the Rhyl Journal, that ‘Shifting ahead, I wish to take heed to my constituents over the subsequent few days, I wish to see the end result of the investigation, and I wish to communicate to my colleagues when parliament returns subsequent week’.

Daly, James [Currently lying low]
The Conservative MP for Bury North with the honour of holding the social gathering’s most marginal seat (105 votes).  He has been lively in saying that he has not felt any strain from authorities whips, however has not commented publicly on the PM’s future.

Davies, Gareth [Currently lying low]
First elected in 2019 for the protected seat of Grantham. Doesn’t seem to have commented publicly on the PM’s future.

Davies, James [Currently lying low]
A medical physician, who gained the Vale of Clwyd again for the Conservatives in 2019.  Would comfortably lose the seat to Labour in an election that was held at the moment based mostly on the present polls. Doesn’t seem to have commented publicly on the PM’s future.

Djanogly, Jonathan [Currently lying low]
Lengthy standing MP for the protected seat of Huntingdon in Cambridgeshire, one which was beforehand represented by John Main.  He backed Jeremy Hunt within the 2019 Conservative social gathering management election. Rebelled over covid passports.  Mentioned he was happy to see the PM apologise to the Commons, nevertheless it was now mandatory to attend for the complete inquiry.

Edwards, Ruth [Currently lying low]
Elected in 2019, taking up Kenneth Clarke’s seat at Westminster. Doesn’t seem to have made any notable public touch upon partygate.

Evans, Nigel [Currently lying low]
Veteran MP and deputy Commons Speaker.  Backed Boris Johnson within the 2019 Conservative social gathering management election and traditionally could be considered a supporter of the PM.  Nonetheless he has mentioned that he gained’t be commenting on the present scenario given his function as a Commons Deputy Speaker.

Evennett, Sir David [Currently lying low]
Veteran MP who first entered the Commons again in 1983.  He backed Boris Johnson within the 2019 Conservative social gathering management election. Energetic member of St.Paulinus Church in Crayford. Doesn’t seem to have made any notable public touch upon partygate.

Everitt, Ben [Currently lying low]
First to Westminster in 2019, however would comfortably lose his Milton Keynes North seat to Labour in any normal election reflecting the present opinion polls.  Presently seems quiet about the way forward for the PM.

Evans, Luke [Currently lying low]
Medical physician with a protected seat in Leicestershire.  First elected to Westminster in 2019.  Doesn’t seem to have made any notable public remark round the way forward for the PM.

Fletcher, Mark [Currently lying low]
Defeated Dennis Skinner in 2019, however would now comfortably lose his Bolsover seat to Labour in any election based mostly on present polling ranges.  Brexit supporter who describes himself as being pushed by his ‘working class British values’.  Quiet on partygate, albeit in previous occasions has praised the PMs optimism and described him as a “good” politician and chief.

Ford, Vicky [Currently lying low]
Overseas workplace minister who backed Jeremy Hunt within the 2019 Conservative social gathering management election.  Sits on the left of the Conservative social gathering.  Doesn’t seem to have made any notable public touch upon partygate, as but.

Freer, Mike [Currently lying low]
Present overseas workplace minister and former whip. Backed Jeremy Hunt within the 2019 Conservative social gathering management.   Primarily based on present opinion polls ranges, he would doubtless lose his Finchley and Golders Inexperienced seat to the Lib Dems. In media interviews, seems to have refused to say if he believed the PMs place is ‘protected’.

French, Louie [Currently lying low]
New Conservative MP, elected in a December 2019 by-election in Outdated Bexley and Sidcup.  Has already rebelled on Covid, however has not made any public touch upon partygate.

Francois, Mark [Currently lying low]
Feisty Brexiter and long run opponent of John Bercow. He as soon as submitted a letter of no confidence in Theresa Might and backed Boris Johnson within the 2019 Conservative social gathering management election.  Doesn’t seem to have made any notable public touch upon partygate. It’s value noting, that two of his political pals on the appropriate of the social gathering, Steve Baker and Andrew Bridgen are amongst these now overtly calling for the PM to go.

Frazer, Lucy  [Currently lying low]
Treasury Minister who works with Rishi Sunak.   Tipped for the cupboard sooner or later.  Backed Boris Johnson in 2019.   The Lib Dems would mount a detailed and probably profitable problem  in her South East Cambridgeshire seat based mostly on present opinion polling ranges. Doesn’t seem to have made any notable public touch upon partygate.

Fysh, Marcus [Currently lying low]
Yeovil MP who supported Boris Johnson within the 2019 Conservative social gathering management election.  Reacted positively to the appointment of fellow MP Andy Griffiths to assist with the Downing Road operation, tweeting, ‘Nice to see a Conservative appointed in Quantity 10’ (we presume a dig at Dominic Cummings). In September 2021, had written that the PM was ‘shedding sight’ of what it means to be a conservative.

Grayling, Chris [Currently lying low]
Former cupboard minister who backed Boris Johnson within the 2019 Conservative social gathering management election.  Doesn’t seem to have made any notable public touch upon partygate.

Griffiths, Kate [Currently lying low]
Elected for Burton in 2019.  She has not commented publicly on the way forward for the PM immediately.  Nonetheless she has informed her native ‘Instances, Echo, and Life’ media that, “I do know constituents are feeling very let down and indignant on the newest allegations, and I really feel the identical”, including, “If these discovered to have been writing the principles have been additionally breaking them, then additional motion will should be taken”.

Grundy, James [Currently lying low]
Purple Wall MP elected for Leigh in Higher Manchester in 2019.  Has a small majority and would comfortably lose his seat if any election was held based mostly on at the moment’s opinion polls.  Has criticized each Boris Johnson and Keir Starmer in the identical assertion for attending consuming occasions with workers throughout lockdown.  Previous to the Grey report, he commented that he ‘will act accordingly on its findings’.

Henderson, Gordon [Currently lying low]
Brexiter MP from north Kent.  Defended the PM in relation to his assault on Sir Keir Starmer over Jimmy Saville saying, “My very own view is that, within the reduce and thrust of debate, it was completely professional what he mentioned, as a result of being on the coalface, I’ve heard the chief of the opposition Keir Starmer, on plenty of events, boasting about when he was head of the CPS, prosecuting all types of various folks. He didn’t prosecute them, however as head of the CPS, he took the credit score for having finished so”.

Holden, Richard [Currently lying low]
Purple Wall MP for North West Durham with a small majority of 1,144. Would comfortably lose his seat in any normal election based mostly on present opinion polling.  Had beforehand mentioned that he was awaiting the end result of the Grey report, however extra lately commented that the defection of Christian Wakeford to Labour had introduced an ‘factor of calms and actuality’ to the scenario.

Hollobone, Philip [Currently lying low]
Brexiter on the appropriate of the Conservative social gathering.  Particular Constable within the British Transport police.  Initially commented that ‘there can’t be one rule for the federal government and one for the remainder of us’ however has not made any current touch upon the way forward for the PM.

Corridor, Luke [Currently lying low]
Former junior minister, who was reshuffled out of the federal government within the autumn of 2021.    Backed Sajid Javid within the 2019 Conservative social gathering management election.  Restricted public touch upon partygate except for saying that, ‘I share the anger about allegations’.

Harris, Rebecca  [Currently lying low]
Brexiter and now authorities whip with now one of many most secure Conservative seats within the nation in south Essex.  No evident public feedback on partygate.

Huddleston, Nigel [Currently lying low]
Junior minister.   Backed Sajid Javid within the 2019 management election.  Member of the Tory Reform Group on the left of the Conservative social gathering. In public has mentioned he can be finding out occasions as they unfold and that the PM was proper to apologise. After the police fines have been issued, he gave the inventory line you would possibly anticipate of a authorities mininster, saying of Johnson and Sunak, “They’ve my help as a result of I do know that they, and the entire authorities, are dedicated to delivering on the priorities of the British folks together with coping with the scenario in Ukraine, the restoration from the pandemic, and the price of residing”.

Hunt, Jane [Currently lying low]
Loughborough MP who would comfortably lose her seat to Labour based mostly on present opinion polling ranges.  Is a PPS to Steve Barclay, the minister lately put in control of the Downing Road operation.

Johnson, Caroline [Currently lying low]
NHS advisor.  Brexiter who supported her namesake Boris within the 2019 management election. In response to the Grey report, informed the Home of Commons, that “I’m glad that the prime minister has come right here to apologise and to tackle board the suggestions, however I’m involved that that is taking time and a focus from key points”.

Johnston, David [Currently lying low]
Newly MP elected for Wantage in 2019.  His seat would doubtless expertise a knife edge contest with the Liberal Democrats in any election held on the idea of present opinion ballot ranges.  Has commented that he was not even going to attempt to defend ‘partygate’. He’s quoted on the web site of his native Herald newspaper as saying, “Everybody – whoever they’re – is entitled to have the complete details made public about what they’re accused of after which be given the chance to take the motion they assume they need to consequently.”

Jupp, Simon [Currently lying low]
Elected in 2019 for East Devon.  He’s a former particular advisor to Dominic Raab. Doesn’t seem to have made any notable public touch upon partygate.

Kawczynski, Daniel [Currently lying low]
Brexiter who backed Johnson within the 2019 conservative management election.  Would narrowly lose his Shrewsbury seat to labour if an election was held on the idea of the present opinion polls. Doesn’t seem to have made any notable public touch upon partygate.

Keegan, Gillian [Currently lying low]
Well being minister. On the left of the Conservative social gathering having backed Rory Stewart after which Jeremy Hunt within the 2019 management contest.   Godmother to John Bercow’s kids. She was booed in April on Radio 4’s ‘Any questions’ when showing to dodge a sequence of questions on whether or not the PM and Chancellor behaved ethically.

Knight, Greg [Currently lying low]
Veteran MP, who was a whip within the Main authorities.  Brexiter who backed Johnson within the 2019 management election.  He has issued a press release saying that he feels it’s “considered” to await the end result of the inquiries reasonably than passing judgement or remark when solely a part of the circumstances have been reviewed.

Laing, Eleanor [Currently lying low]
Lengthy standing MP for Epping Forest.   Unlikely to remark publicly given her function because the Deputy Speaker of the Home of Commons.

Leadsom, Andrea [Currently lying low]
Former cupboard minister who left the cupboard in 2020.  Brexiter who closely disrupted Boris Johnson’s  ‘non beginning’ management bid in 2016 by declaring her personal candidacy. Describes herself as a proud christian.  Doesn’t seem to have made any notable public touch upon partygate, however welcomed the appointment of the brand new authorities chief whip in February 2022.

Lewer, Andrew [Currently lying low]
Brexiter who backed Johnson within the 2019 management election.  Faraway from his put up as a PPS in 2020.  Below present polling, his Northampton South seat would comfortably be gained by labour.  Doesn’t seem to have made any assertion on the PM’s future.

Liddell-Grainger, Ian [Currently lying low]
Veteran MP from Somerset who’s a descendent of Queen Victoria.  Backed Boris within the 2019 management election. Has informed his native Somerset County Gazette that the Downing Road events have been an ‘absolute breach of belief’ and ‘completely indefensible’, however has not but commented publicly on the way forward for the PM.

Lopez, Julia [Currently lying low]
Junior Minister and the MP for Hornchurch. Doesn’t seem to have made any notable public feedback on partygate.

Lopresti, Jack [Currently lying low]
Brexiter who backed Boris within the 2019 management election.  Would comfortably lose his Filton and Bradley Stoke seat to Labour based mostly on present opinion polls. He’s married to Andrea Jenkyns, who serves within the authorities whips workplace.

Lord, Jonathan [Currently lying low]
Surrey MP and Brexiter who backed Dominic Raab within the 2019 management election. Doesn’t seem to have made any notable public touch upon partygate.

Mackrory, Cherilyn [Currently lying low]
Brexit supporting MP from Falmouth and Truro.  Has mentioned she won’t be making any remark forward of the Met Police investigation, suggesting that folks have been ‘no additional ahead’ after the Grey report. Would comfortably lose her seat to Labour if an election was held at the moment based mostly on present opinion ballot ranges.

Mak, Alan [Currently lying low]
Appointed to the federal government whips workplace in September 2021 by Boris Johnson. Represents a protected seat on the Hampshire coast.  He has not made any public touch upon partygate. Supported Jeremy Hunt within the 2019 management contest.

McVey, Esther [Currently lying low]
Former cupboard minister who backed Johnson after her personal abortive bid within the 2019 Conservative management election.  Married to the Conservative MP, Philip Davies.  Reported to have been seen going into Downing Road lately for a gathering with the PM as a part of a (doubtlessly wavering) group of MPs on the appropriate of the social gathering.

Menzies, Mark [Currently lying low]
The MP for Flyde in Lancashire.  A remainer who supported Michael Gove within the 2019 Conservative social gathering management election. Doesn’t seem to have made any notable public touch upon the way forward for the PM particularly.

Miller, Maria [Currently lying low]
Former Cupboard minister.   On the idea of present opinion polls, she would retain her Basingstoke constituency, however the battle with Labour could be very shut. Doesn’t, as but, seem to have made any notable public touch upon partygate.

Mohindra, Gagan [Currently lying low]
Elected in 2019 for a protected seat in Hertfordshire.  He has since been appointed a PPS. Doesn’t seem to have made any notable public touch upon partygate.

Mortimer, Jill [Currently lying low]
Conservative MP for Hartlepool having gained the seat in a well-known by-election throughout higher occasions for the prime minister within the spring of 2021.  She has informed her native newspaper that she doesn’t want to make any remark till the investigation into the problem has been concluded.

Mundell, David [Currently lying low]
Former secretary of state for Scotland who backed Michael Gove within the 2019 management election.  His Dumfries, Clydesdale and Tweedale seat could be comfortably misplaced to the SNP on the idea of present polling. Has referred to as for the complete Grey report back to be printed, however in contrast to another senior Scottish conservatives, has not gone any additional.   His son Oliver is a Member of the Scottish Parliament, and he’s certainly one of simply 4 (from a complete of 31) Scottish MSPs who has additionally not but referred to as for the PM to go.

Murray, Sheryll [Currently lying low]
Cornish MP and Brexiter who backed Boris within the 2019 management contest, and who beforehand submitted a letter of no confidence in Theressa Might.  Her public place seems to be that she desires to attend for the complete report earlier than making any additional remark.

Offord, Matthew [Currently lying low]
Backed Boris within the 2019 Conservative management election.  Would comfortably lose his Hendon seat to Labour if a normal election was held at the moment based mostly on present opinion polls. Initially described the social gathering revelations as “horrendous” and mentioned the police ought to examine, however has not made any notable public touch upon the way forward for the PM.

Pawsey, Mark [Currently lying low]
Represents Rugby within the Commons, a seat as soon as held by his father.  Supported Jeremy Hunt within the 2019 Conservative management election.  Not too long ago rebelled on the Covid move difficulty. Doesn’t seem to have commented publicly on the PM’s future.

Penning, Mike [Currently lying low]
Hemel Hemstead MP who supported Boris Johnson within the 2019 Conservative management election.  Past his title mistakenly showing on a associated Commons movement, doesn’t seem to have made any public touch upon the way forward for the PM.

Penrose, John [Currently lying low]
The MP for Weston-super-Mare. Married to Baroness Dido Harding who as soon as ran the federal government’s observe and hint programme.  Backed Jeremy Hunt within the 2019 management election. Doesn’t seem to have commented publicly on the PM’s future.

Pow, Rebecca [Currently lying low]
Junior minister, who backed Boris within the 2019 management election.  Would face a knife edge battle to carry off the Lib Dems in her Taunton Deane constituency at present opinion ballot ranges. Doesn’t seem to have made any notable public touch upon partygate.

Prentis, Victoria [Currently lying low]
Jovial farming minister.  Remainer who backed Rory Stewart within the 2019 Conservative management election.  On the left of the social gathering, and never essentially a ‘political bedfellow’ of Boris Johnson. Would solely narrowly maintain off Labour in her beforehand protected Banbury seat at present opinion ballot ranges.  To date has supplied a straight bat public response to partygate, one which doesn’t present any detailed perception into her emotions. Has noticed the doubtless ruthless nature of the parliamentary conservative social gathering shut up for a few years, together with her father sitting as a Conservative MP through the Thatcher period. Buddies with the Chancellor, Rishi Sunak.

Pritchard, Mark [Currently lying low]
Supported Boris Johnson within the 2019 Conservative management election.  Clashed with John Bercow when he was Speaker. He’s quoted in his native Shropshire Star as saying that it’s proper that the Grey report shouldn’t prejudice any ongoing police investigation’ and that ‘extra definitive conclusions’ will are available in time. He lately informed his native newspaper that he welcomed the appointment of the brand new Chief Whip. Was quoted within the Shropshire Star as saying that the PM was ‘contrite and humble’ within the gentle of his mounted penalty discover.

Pursglove, Tom [Currently lying low]
Junior justice minister. Brexiter who backed Johnson within the later phases of the 2019 Conservative management election.   Would lose his Corby seat to Labour if a normal election was held at the moment based mostly on present opinion polls. Doesn’t seem to have commented publicly on the PM’s future.

Robinson, Mary [Currently lying low]
Backed Sajid Javid within the 2019 management election. Would comfortably lose her Cheadle seat to the Lib Dems based mostly on the present ranges of Conservative polling. Posted on Twitter to say that she didn’t oppose the movement calling for a commons committee to analyze the PM, saying ‘belief in politics and in politicians is an integral a part of the contract we have now with the folks we characterize’. Did although say the federal government’s full focus needs to be on the difficult conditions being confronted as ‘house and overseas’.

Rowley, Lee [Currently lying low]
Junior welfare minister who backed Boris within the 2019 management election.  Doesn’t seem to have commented publicly on the PM’s future.

Russell, Dean [Currently lying low]
Watford MP who would comfortably lose his Watford seat to Labour based mostly on the present ranges of Conservative polling. Talking to the Watford Observer he welcomed the adjustments that the PM has made at Downing Road and mentioned that he’ll now anticipate the complete particulars of the Met investigation

Skidmore, Chris [Currently lying low]
Supported Johnson within the 2019 management election, however was dismissed from his put up of universities minister in a subsequent Johnson reshuffle. The lead to his Kingswood constituency could be on an absolute knife edge if a normal election mirrored the present opinion ballot ranges.  Doesn’t seem to have commented publicly on the PM’s future.

Smith, Henry [Currently lying low]
Backed Boris within the 2019 Conservative management election. Would lose his Crawley seat to Labour based mostly on the present ranges of Conservative polling.  Might have been irked by the prime minister seeming to giggle at his current Commons name for Crawley to be made a metropolis.  Has famous publicly that investigations are being undertaken, however doesn’t appear to have gone any additional as but.

Stephenson, Andrew [Currently lying low]
Transport minister who backed Boris within the 2019 management election.  Would lose his Pendle seat to Labour based mostly on the present ranges of Conservative polling.  Doesn’t seem to have commented publicly on the PM’s future, however tweeted to explain the February appointment of Steve Barclay to go up the No.10 operation as an ‘wonderful selection’.

Stevenson, Jane [Currently lying low]
Purple wall MP elected in 2019, however who would lose her Wolverhampton North East seat to Labour in any normal election that mirrored the present opinion polls. Doesn’t seem to have commented publicly on the PM’s future.

Throup, Maggie [Currently lying low]
Supported Matt Hancock within the 2019 management contest.  Vaccines minister who struggled with a hostile viewers on the BBC’s Query Time when defending the federal government in December. Not too long ago has solely commented on the necessity to anticipate the end result of the Grey report.  Lead to her Erewash constituency could be on an absolute knife edge at present opinion ballot ranges.

Wallis, Jamie [Currently lying low]
Conservative MP for Bridgend with a slim majority of 1,157.  Elected in 2019, however would simply lose his seat to Labour in any election based mostly on present opinion polling. Turned the primary MP to return out as ‘trans’ in March 2022. Doesn’t seem to have made any notable public touch upon partygate.

Watling, Giles [Currently lying low]
Supported Michael Gove within the 2019 management election. Has publicly referenced, ‘errors’ in judgment and describes himself as ‘let down by the entire thing’.  Though suggesting the PM has been placing in some good performances, he’s additionally quoted within the Essex County Customary on-line as saying,, “He should not get in the best way of fine governance and should not make us unelectable – and the jury continues to be out on that – however we should anticipate the police report.”

Williamson, Gavin [Currently lying low]
Sacked from the cupboard by Boris Johnson in 2021.  He was an lively a part of the PM’s management marketing campaign in 2019, having been seen as hostile to Boris again in 2016.  Newspapers have additionally reported that an occasion held on the Division for Schooling throughout his tenure as secretary of state can also be coming underneath scrutiny. Mr Williamson doesn’t seem to have made any notable public touch upon partygate. He was awarded a knighthood by the PM in March 2022.

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Block 5 – In all probability supportive

Andrew, Stuart  [Probable supporter]
Not too long ago appointed as the brand new housing minister by the PM. Former conservative deputy chief whip.  Backed Boris within the 2019 contest.  Would although comfortably lose his Pudsey seat in any election based mostly on at the moment’s polling.  Doesn’t seem to have made any notable public touch upon partygate.

Benton, Scott [Probable supporter]
Purple Wall MP for Blackpool South.  Would comfortably lose his seat amidst present ranges of polling. Has attacked Christian Wakeford for defecting to Labour and criticised Keir Starmer for refusing to apologise after consuming beer throughout lockdown.  Not too long ago accompanied Boris Johnson on a visit to Lancashire.

Badenoch, Kemi [Probable supporter]
Center rating minister, tipped for promotion to the cupboard in time.  She has not commented publicly on partygate from what we are able to seen.

Bailey, Shaun [Probable supporter]
Youthful, crimson Wall MP for West Bromwich West who was elected in 2019.    Would simply lose his seat if a normal election was held towards the present polling backdrop. Following the police advantageous issued to the PM, commented on ‘Twitter’ that Boris Johnson was proper to ‘maintain his hand up’, however the focus needs to be on the price of residing disaster and Ukraine and that we now must ‘get on with the job’.

Berry, Jake [Probable supporter]
Former northern powerhouse minister who backed Boris Johnson in 2019, albeit who has been essential of the federal government up to now.   He would narrowly lose his Rossendale and Darwen seat to Labour underneath present ranges of opinion polling. Nonetheless he lately informed the Northern Agenda that Boris Johnson “nonetheless will get it proper” on the massive calls and stays “a great chief”.

Bhatti, Saqib [Probable supporter]
Former Vote Go away board member, first elected for the protected seat of Meriden in 2019.  Hasn’t made any notably notable public feedback on partygate, however one of many first of the 2019 consumption of MPs to be appointed by Boris as a authorities PPS. On the day of the problem of a set penalty discover to the PM, he tweeted to say the PM and Chancellor have been proper to apologise by ‘they have to be allowed to get on with the job’.

Browne, Anthony [Probable supporter]
Former Director of Financial Growth for Boris Johnson throughout his time as London mayor.  Would lose his South Cambridgeshire seat to the Liberal Democrats based mostly on present polling ranges. Similtaneously stating, that these ‘who make the principles must obey the principles’, he has welcomed the prime minister’s plans to reform Downing Road.

Buchan, Felicity [Probable supporter]
Kensington MP who possesses the second smallest Conservative majority at Wesminster.  Didn’t initially seem to have commented publicly on the PM’s future, however offered help to the PM in an April debate within the Commons.

Burghart, Alex [Probable supporter]
Junior training minister, and former PPS to Boris Johnson in No.10 between 2019 and 2021.  Has not made any notable public feedback on the partygate affair.  Assumed to again the PM.

Money, Invoice [Probable supporter]
Veteran MP now in his eighties.  He has devoted a lot of his political profession to opposing the European Union.  Backed Boris within the 2019 contest.  Not too long ago appeared supportive to the PM within the Home of Commons.

Chope, Christopher [Probable supporter]
Independently minded veteran MP from Christchurch. On the appropriate of the social gathering.  Not too long ago praised Johnson’s ‘fulsome apology’ over partygate.

Clarke, Theodora [Probable supporter]
Would narrowly retain her Stafford seat in any election held on present polling.  On the One Nation wing of the social gathering. She has not made any notably notable public touch upon partygate. Niece by marriage of Jacob Rees-Mogg and is reported to have been a great good friend of the prime minister’s spouse Carrie for over 10 years. Not too long ago introduced she is anticipating her first youngster.

Cox, Geoffrey [Probable supporter]
Former Lawyer Common on the centre of out of doors earnings storm in 2021.  Supported Boris Johnson in 2019 and seen beforehand as one thing of a Johnson ally.  He has not although made any notably notable public feedback on partygate.

Crouch, Tracey [Probable supporter]
Independently minded MP, who backed Boris Johnson within the 2019 management election.  A fellow animal welfare campaigner, she is claimed to be an extended standing good friend of the prime minister’s spouse.  Crouch has been reported within the Every day Mail as saying that Carrie was vastly supportive of her current most cancers battle and ‘made a degree of remembering all her therapy dates and sending a message’.  On partygate, Crouch has mentioned that she is comfortable to attend for the end result of the impartial investigation offered it isn’t ‘delayed’ and is ‘printed in full’. Accompanied the PM on a go to to a soccer membership in her constituency in February 2022, and has mentioned that outdoors of the Westminster bubble, Boris nonetheless has attraction.

Davies, Mims  [Probable supporter]
Brexiter, and junior Minister who backed Boris Johnson within the later phases of the 2019 management election. Has acknowledged the general public anger brought on over partygate, however has not gone additional in criticizing the PM.  She has mentioned, “MPs heard the Prime minister rightly and sincerely provide a heartfelt apologies to the Home of Commons Chamber and the nation at PMQs. He personally took duty, as he has for all issues right now of coping with this devastating pandemic and unprecedented financial problem”.

Donelan, Michelle [Probable supporter]
Universities minister who was promoted by Johnson to attend Cupboard.  Her Chippenham seat shouldn’t be out of the attain of the Lib Dems. Informed BBC Radio 4’s Any Questions that she was ‘indignant’ about occasions in Downing Road however has pointed to different authorities achievements such because the rising economic system and the roles obtainable. Did again the PM on Twitter on the day he acquired his mounted penalty discover, however curiously was amongst one of many final cupboard ministers to take action.

Drax, Richard [Probable supporter]
Reportedly one of many richest MPs. Brexiter who backed Boris Johnson within the 2019 management contest. Weclomed the reshuffle in early February 2022, and mentioned he anticipated a ‘stream of blue narrative Conservative insurance policies’ to burst out of No.10.

Eastwood, Mark [Probable supporter]
2019 Purple Wall victor, whose marginal Dewsbury seat could be comfortably regained by Labour in any election based mostly on present opinion polls. Has beforehand commented that he was ready for the Grey report earlier than making any touch upon the way forward for Mr Johnson. Nonetheless after the PM was issued with a set penalty discover he appeared to supply extra help, being quoted within the Yorkshire Examiner as saying, “Folks don’t usually resign upon receiving a set penalty discover”.

Fletcher, Katherine [Probable supporter]
Purple Wall MP elected for South Ribble in 2019, and one who might narrowly retain her seat in any election based mostly on present opinion ballot ranges.  Has mentioned that lots of her constituents thought the PM had been a ‘wally’, however provided that “100,000 Russians have confirmed up” on Ukraine’s borders, they’re questioning why everyone seems to be “speaking about cake”…..

Fletcher, Nick [Probable supporter]
Purple Wall MP elected for Don Valley in 2019, however who would lose the seat to Labour in any election held on present polling. In February informed the Yorkshire Submit that, “I don’t imagine a management election, right now, is the very best factor for the nation.”

Hollinrake, Kevin [Probable supporter]
Backed Michael Gove within the 2019 Conservative social gathering management election.   Beforehand has commented that he didn’t assume the PM had lied to Parliament, and in February issued a press release to say that the PM at the moment has his help.  Has additionally been on the airwaves.  He left within the caveat that he’ll assessment his place following the conclusion of the police investigation, however on the day of the mounted penalty discover being issued tweeted, ‘Little question errors made, however don’t imagine they advantage a resignation of the PM or Chancellor’. The day after the police issued the PM with a set penalty discover, he wrote on Twitter, ‘Massive distinction between knowlingly and inadvertently deceptive the home’.

Hughes, Eddie [Probable supporter]
Junior minister promoted by the PM.  Brexiter who backed Boris Johnson within the later phases of the 2019 Conservative management election. Doesn’t seem to have made any notable public touch upon partygate.

Jayawardena, Ranil [Probable supporter]
Formidable junior minister with a protected seat in rural Hampshire. Supported Boris Johnson within the 2019 management election. Doesn’t seem to have made any notable public touch upon partygate.

Jenkyns, Andrea [Probable supporter]
Beforehand wrote a letter of no confidence in Theresa Might. Brexiter who backed Boris within the later phases of the 2019 management election. The lead to her Morley and Outwood constituency could be on a knife edge at present opinion ballot ranges. Has not made any notable public touch upon ‘partygate’, however having been lately appointed to the whips workplace is assumed to be behind the PM.

Johnson, Gareth [Probable supporter]
Authorities whip, who supported his namesake within the 2019 conservative management election.  Has not made any notable public touch upon partygate. 

Jones, Fay [Probable supporter]
As soon as labored as a researcher for Prince Charles. Gained her Brecon and Radnor seat off the Liberal Democrats in 2019.  Would narrowly maintain it if an election was held at the moment based mostly on present opinion  ballot ranges.  Has described the alleged rule breaking as ‘abysmal’, however has not publicly made any feedback questioning the PM’s place. On the day that the PM was fined, wrote on Twitter, ‘As we speak’s revelations from the Met merely comply with on from the PM accepting duty, accepting and implementing change’.

Jones, Marcus [Probable supporter]
Has been given a senior function inside the authorities whips workplace by Boris.  Has not made any notable public touch upon partygate, however working within the whips workplace is assumed for now to again the PM.

Kruger, Danny [Probable supporter]
Former speech author for David Cameron and one time political secretary to Boris Johnson. Elected to Westminster in 2019 for Devizes in Wiltshire. Initially it appeared that he is likely to be turning on his former boss. In a press release on his web site, he wrote that he was sorry that so many “lifelong Conservative voters” have determined they can not vote for us once more whereas Boris Johnson is chief. Persevering with he wrote: “They characterize the respectable tendency which is the muse of our social gathering and certainly our nation: the individuals who imagine in following the principles, being straight with folks and being accountable on your conduct. It’s a very unhealthy second when so many individuals like this lose religion in a Conservative prime minister”. Nonetheless on the day that the PM acquired a set penalty discover, he appeared to have softened his strategy, writing on Twitter, ‘But when that is it – the PM being given a birthday cake by colleagues in his workplace, at a little question awkward gathering lasting lower than 10 minutes – then in fact he mustn’t resign’. He has since supported the PM within the Commons debate of twenty first April saying of the PM, that “patently he didn’t break the regulation intentionally”.

MacKinlay, Craig [Probable supporter]
One time deputy chief of UKIP who backed Boris within the 2019 management election.   Primarily based on present opinion ballot ranges would expertise a  knife edge outcome with Labour in his Thanet South seat on the Kent coast.  Prompt that Mr Johnson has been ‘discovered wanting’ over the partygate affair, however has supported the federal government on the airwaves lately, and confirmed he has not despatched in a letter of no confidence. He was quoted within the Every day Telegraph as saying, “Time is a good healer – we’re speaking about occasions that have been two years in the past. They’ve misplaced their efficiency now”.

McPartland, Stephen [Probable supporter]
Independently minded MP who has been ready to vote towards the federal government up to now.  Backed Boris within the 2019 management election.  Not too long ago praised the PM on Twitter for calling the Labour chief a ‘lawyer not a pacesetter’.  He has additionally acknowledged that the Conservatives “have been getting on with the job”. Would lose his Stevenage seat to Labour if an election was held at the moment based mostly on present opinion ballot ranges.

Marson, Julie [Probable supporter]
Hertforshire MP elected in 2019. Beforehand wrote on Fb that she was ‘appalled’ by occasions at Downing Road.   She has been quoted lately in her native Bishop Stortford Impartial newspaper saying that Boris Johnson enjoys her ‘full help’, albeit she has left it on the market, that she desires to see the outcomes of the ‘ongoing police investigation’. Reportedly has a blonde cockapoo pet canine referred to as Boris.

Mumby-Croft, Holly [Probable supporter]
Impartial minded MP for Scunthorpe, elected in 2019.  She voted for the extension of the free college meals scheme.  Would comfortably lose her seat to Labour if an election was held on the again of present polling.   Has referred to as for the political debate to maneuver past the partygate affairs albeit has acknowledged that ‘we should now anticipate the police to complete their investigation with out interference’.

Norman, Jesse [Probable supporter]
Left the federal government in 2021.  College good friend of Boris Johnson.  Served as an advisor to Boris throughout his time as London mayor.  Has been quiet over partygate however with out proof on the contrary, is assumed to nonetheless help his outdated good friend.

O’Brien, Neil [Probable supporter]
The primary from the 2019 batch of newly elected MPs to be appointed to the federal government by the PM,  which definitely counts as notable recognition from Mr Johnson.  Beforehand the PM’s levelling up advisor.   Has to date simply given the flat response of ‘intently following developments’ and ‘having concern’ over partygate.

Opperman, Man [Probable supporter]
Hexham MP and junior minister who supported Michael Gove within the 2019 conservative management election.   Tragically his new born child twins died through the pandemic, and he was unable to go and see his spouse in hospital.  This was on the time of among the alleged occasions in Downing Road.   He informed the BBC in relation to partygate that, “I really feel fairly emotional about this”.  In statements which have gone a lot additional than most authorities ministers he mentioned the PM “wanted to alter his methods”.  The lead to his Hexham seat could be on a knife edge on the present degree of Conservative opinion polling. In April 2022, after the PM was issued with a set penalty discover, he was although making extra supportive noises. In an extended twitter assertion he mentioned the PM had his help.

Quin, Jeremy [Probable supporter]
Defence Minister.  Responded to partygate by saying, “The prime minister was completely proper to apologise very clearly in PMQs. There’s a full investigation into the allegations and I’m eager for it to finish its work as quickly as doable.”

Rutley, David [Probable supporter]
Junior minister and Cheshire MP.  Is quoted on Cheshire Reside as saying, Boris Johnson has taken’full duty’ for the No 10 social gathering and mentioned he was proper to apologise.

Saxby, Selaine [Probable supporter]
Devon MP, elected in 2019. Has been quoted in her native North Devon Gazette as saying she was ‘very dissatisfied’ at what occurred in No.10, however in the mean time she doesn’t assume ‘that is the appropriate second to provoke a ‘No Confidence’ vote within the Prime Minister’.

Smith, Royston [Probable supporter]
Brexiter who backed Jeremy Hunt within the 2019 Conservative management election. Would comfortably lose his Southampton Itchen seat to Labour based mostly on the present ranges of Conservative polling.  Has beforehand expressed curiosity in who’s behind all the federal government leaks.  Though ready for the findings of the assorted inquiries, seems to be giving some help to the PM, having been quoted within the Southern Every day Echo as saying, “The prime minister wants to clarify what he is aware of, apologise if mandatory and transfer on. I believe most individuals would have understood that”.

Stewart, Iain [Probable supporter]
Junior Scottish Workplace minister who backed Michael Gove within the 2019 Conservative management election.  Would lose his Milton Keynes South seat to Labour in any Common election based mostly on the present ranges of opinion polls. Doesn’t seem to have commented publicly on the PM’s future, however did retweet one thing welcoming the appointment of Guto Harri because the PMs new spin physician. In February, he additionally informed the Scotsman newspaper that it was nonsense that the PM was not welcome in Scotland.

Swayne, Desmond [Probable supporter]
Veteran MP and lockdown sceptic from the New Forest.  He sits on the appropriate of the Conservative social gathering and is an arch lockdown sceptic.   Has beforehand detailed his “excessive concern” over “this very sorry state of affairs”. Nonetheless after Johnson introduced all covid restricitons would quickly finish, he appeared extra optimistic. Talking on tenth February, he mentioned he was personally clear that the PM ‘was not a liar’ and that he didn’t settle for the reasonably dodgy premise that Johnson is ‘limping alongside’. After the police issued a advantageous, he did although add, I cannot be making any remark till I’ve the PM’s personal expanation’.

Tomlinson, Michael [Probable supporter]
Authorities whip who backed Boris within the 2019 management contest. Has not made any notable public touch upon ‘partygate’, however as a part of the whips workplace is assumed to be behind the PM.

Tracey, Craig [Probable supporter]
Brexiter who backed Boris within the 2019 management contest. Doesn’t seem to have made any notable public touch upon partygate. Nonetheless he retweeted a tweet from the Media Guido account which requested why cake-gate now threatened to convey down the federal government, when the Instances newspaper first revealed it over a 12 months in the past.  This will likely thus be a ‘helpful inform’ as to the place Mr Tracey sits on present issues.

Vickers, Matt [Probable supporter]
Elected in 2019, however would comfortably lose his Stockton South seat to Labour based mostly on present opinion ballot ranges.  Former constituency agent to Rishi Sunak.   Seems publicly supportive of the PM having informed Channel 4 that ‘Teesside’s obtained lots to be comfortable about’.

Vickers, Martin [Probable supporter]
Brexiter who backed Boris within the 2019 management election.   He informed the Observer that he despaired on the ‘administration construction’ in Downing Road such that the occasions underneath investigation might have occurred.  He has additionally claimed that the PM ought to have left the Downing Road backyard in Might 2020 as quickly as he arrived. He has although additionally claimed this isn’t the appropriate time for a management election.

Villiers, Theresa [Probable supporter]
Former lengthy standing cupboard minister who was dismissed from the Cupboard in 2020.  Brexiter who backed Boris in 2019.  Her more and more marginal Chipping Barnet seat would virtually definitely be misplaced to Labour in any election based mostly on at the moment’s polling outcomes.  Has although praised the PM for his work on the vaccination programme and mentioned within the Commons that anybody ‘taking a view’ on the PM ‘should’ take that into consideration.

Walker, Robin [Probable supporter]
Junior minister who supported Sajid Javid within the 2019 management election.  Like his father, the one time Cupboard minister and former MP for Worcester, Peter Walker, he sits on the left of the Conservative social gathering.   Would lose his Worcester seat to Labour in any election that mirrored present opinion ballot numbers.  Has although reacted reasonably to the partygate affair saying, “I believe among the political assaults try to suggest this was going intentionally behind folks’s backs and laughing at folks – I don’t assume that’s what it was”.  Suggesting that among the wilder accusations will prove to not be true, he informed Worcester Information that, “It was motivated by attempting to maintain morale up of workers who have been working very exhausting by means of the pandemic. It’s proper they’ve accepted what occurred was not proper”.

Webb, Suzanne [Probable supporter]
Midlands MP for Stourbridge, elected in 2019.  Mentioned within the Commons, after the Grey Report, that, “These reverse, have used up far an excessive amount of parliamentary time debating this. After the PM was issued with a advantageous, informed her native ‘Specific and Star’ that it was proper the PM ‘apologised’ however that the PM was rightly focussed on international management following the Russian invasion of Ukraine.

Whately, Helen [Probable supporter]
Media savvy formidable junior minister on the treasury underneath Rishi Sunak.  Kent MP who backed Jeremy Hunt within the 2019 management marketing campaign.  Initially made little notable public touch upon partygate, however when her boss Rishi Sunak and the PM have been issued police fines, she joined different ministers on Twitter to verify that each nonetheless loved her help.

Wiggin, Invoice [Probable Supporter]
Lengthy standing MP from Herefordshire.  Backed Boris within the 2019 contest. At first of February 2022, he informed Discuss Radio that he didn’t really feel the time had but been reached to alter chief, and that, “My view is that Boris is doing what he’s purported to do.”

Wild, James [Probable supporter]
Elected in 2019. Has publicly commented that he’s not calling on the PM to stop at this stage. Married to Baroness Evans who sits within the Johnson cupboard as chief of the Home of Lords

Wooden, Mike [Probable supporter]
Midlands MP who backed Boris within the later a part of the 2019 management election and is a authorities PPS.  Beforehand instructed that the Grey report would want to point out that the PM took clear and deliberate actions to mislead Parliament for something to ‘essentially’ change for Mr Johnson. Informed the Birmingham Mail in April that he doesn’t intend to submit a letter of no confidence.

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Block 6 – Publicly backing the PM

Adams, Nigel [Publicly backing the PM]
Minister with out portfolio who was lately appointed to attend Cupboard.  Backed Boris in 2019, having wished him to face in 2016.   Considered a part of Johnson’s internal circle.

Afriyie, Adam  [Publicly backing the PM]
MP for the protected seat of Windsor.  As soon as thought-about a stalking horse to David Cameron, however doesn’t seem to have such ‘beef’ with Boris.   Has responded reasonably to the partygate affair, quoted within the Maidenhead Advertiser as saying, “Individuals are rightly involved about all of the rumours about events and the prime minister was proper to clarify and apologise”, earlier than including, “He has finished wonders for this nation with our vaccine rollout and holding folks in work and he has my full help in levelling up our nation”.

Allan, Lucy [Probable supporter]
Shropshire MP whose Telford seat could be topic to a detailed outcome with Labour at present polling ranges.   PPS to Jacob Rees-Mogg. Ms Allan had beforehand described the PM’s place as ‘terminal’ in a letter to a constituent, however has since rowed again saying that’s now not the case. Following his intervention, Ms Allan criticised the previous Conservative PM chief Sir John Main, saying in a tweet: “Making an attempt to take away an elected PM with an enormous private mandate, mid-term, is anti-democratic”.

Anderson, Stuart [Publicly backing the PM]
Purple Wall MP who gained Wolverhampton South in 2019, however who would simply lose the seat in any election based mostly on present polling.  Has been lively on the airwaves in publicly supporting the prime minister, and believes he’ll win the subsequent election. Has continued to supply the PM his help after the issuing of a Mounted Penalty Discover.

Argar, Edward [Publicly backing the PM]
Well being minister by means of the pandemic.  Backed Johnson within the later phases of the 2019 Conservative management election.  Has been defending the PM on the airwaves together with a heated alternate on ITVs’ Good Morning Britain.

Bacon, Richard [Publicly backing the PM]
Norfolk MP, who supported Michael Gove reasonably than Johnson in 2019.   Independently minded.  One of many few MPs who as soon as supported a movement of no confidence in former Commons Speaker, Michael Martin. Nonetheless in February he got here out preventing for Boris Johnson, telling Newsnight that the prime minister has finished a “actually good job” in “in all probability the best disaster we have now confronted in over 100 years”.

Baynes, Simon [Publicly backing the PM]
MP for Clwyd South elected in 2019.  Initially in a joint assertion together with his neighbouring Wrexham MP, he mentioned that he welcomed the PM’s apology however that it was ‘not acceptable’ to make judgements till the findings of the Metropolitan Police Investigation’ have been recognized.  Has although since tweeted that the appointment of Guto Harri as the federal government’s new Director of Comms was nice information and indicators of how far and quick the PM was shifting. After the problem of a set penalty discover to the PM, he tweeted to say, ‘The matter has been appropriately handled and now we must always let him proceed to supply the excellent management he has proven by means of the Ukraine disaster’.

Barclays, Stephen [Publicly backing the PM]
Cupboard minister, lately appointed chief of workers in Quantity 10.  Backed Johnson in 2019.

Blunt, Crispin [Publicly backing the PM]
Veteran and independently minded MP for Reigate.  Supported Johnson within the 2019 management contest.  Has beforehand instructed that in lots of houses and companies the Covid guidelines might have been damaged. Informed the BBC that it’s his “departure level” that the allegations levelled at Boris Johnson will not be sufficient to topple a major minister.

Bone, Peter [Publicly backing the PM]
Generally outspoken social conservative.  Backed Boris within the 2019 management contest. Nonetheless behind the prime minister having lately defended him on ITV’s Good Morning Britain.  Has accused the media of “attempting to take the prime minister down over a chunk of cake”.  Informed LBC that he discovered his constituents have been in ‘help’ of the prime minister. On the day that the PM acquired a police advantageous, tweeted to say that Boris ‘is an distinctive PM’ who ‘obtained Brexit finished, took us by means of the Covid pandemic, and is now main Europe’s response to the struggle in Ukraine’. He reaffirmed his ‘100% help’ for Boris.

Braverman, Suella [Publicly backing the PM]
Lawyer Common within the authorities.  Brexiter who backed Boris Johnson in 2019.  Praised the PM lately writing, “Received Brexit finished. World-beating vaccine roll-out. 400,000 extra jobs than pre-Covid. Preserving colleges open & kids studying. Constructing again higher for all. All because of the management of Boris Johnson”.  We will assume she continues to be very a lot on aspect.

Bristow, Paul [Publicly backing the PM]
Former lobbyist, who would comfortably lose his Peterborough seat to Labour if there was an election based mostly on present polling. Was quoted within the Every day Mirror as saying that he had left a Commons backbench assembly with the Prime minister on Monday evening, ‘completely pumped’ and that no one had referred to as for Mr Johnson to go.

Burns, Conor [Publicly backing the PM]
Northern Eire minister who was PPS to Boris Johnson when he was overseas secretary.  Self described good friend of the PM, and arguably probably the most seen face on the media at the moment defending Boris Johnson.  Prompt that Boris was ‘ambushed by a cake’ at one Downing Road gathering.   Election evening in his Bournemouth West seat would definitely be uncomfortable, if not but terminal, at present polling ranges.

Clarke-Smith, Brendan [Publicly backing the PM]
Purple wall Conservative MP for Bassetlaw.  Received the seat in 2019 and should retain it based mostly on present opinion ballot ranges.  Brexiter, on the appropriate of the Conservative social gathering.  Not too long ago praised the PM for his ‘implausible’ efficiency at PMQs. On the day that Boris acquired his mounted penalty discover, took to Twitter to level to plenty of mounted penalty notices acquired for visitors offences by opposition MPs. May be considered a vigorous Boris supporter.

Clarke, Simon [Publicly backing the PM]
Cupboard minister from Teeside.  As soon as submitted a letter of no confidence in Theresa Might.  Boris Johnson loyalist, who informed Teeside Reside that he completely stood by the PM, describing him as a “implausible drive for good in areas of the north”.

Clarkson, Chris [Publicly backing the PM]
Purple Wall MP who has a majority of simply 663 in Heywood and Middleton.  Seen as being on the left of the Conservative social gathering. Following current workers departures in Downing Road, tweeted, “Earlier this week the PM promised the parliamentary social gathering swift and decisive change at No.10 to get us again on track and centered on folks’s priorities – happy to see true to his phrase he’s delivering”. Backed the PM on Twitter on the day the PM acquired a set penalty discover.

Cleverly, James [Publicly backing the PM]
Not too long ago appointed Europe minister, who served on the London Meeting when Boris was mayor.  Backed Johnson within the 2019 contest.  Has defended the PM on the airwaves saying he’s centered on the job.

Coffey, Therese [Publicly backing the PM]
Cupboard minister who backed Boris within the 2019 contest.   Has described Johnson’s apology as ‘honest’ and mentioned that the PM has labored ‘tirelessly’ to deal with covid striving to guard lives and livelihoods.

Collins, Damian [Publicly backing the PM]
Remainer representing Folkestone in Kent.  Chair of a commons choose committee (usually it appears an indication of hassle for the PM by way of this listing), this time on tradition.  He backed Boris within the 2019 management election. He was lately quoted in Kent On-line as saying, “I will determine what to do when we have now all seen that report. I additionally hope that everybody in authorities displays on the necessity for public confidence”. The day after the PM was fined by the police, he appeared to have turn out to be extra supportive, breaking cowl early on Twitter to state, “The events are over and it’s time to get on with the job. He has my full help”.

Courts, Robert [Publicly backing the PM]
Junior transport minister who backed Boris within the 2019 contest.  Has defended the PM on the airwaves, telling the BBC that it was essential for the nation to “rally behind” what the Prime minister has achieved throughout his premiership.

Davies, David [Publicly backing the PM]
Wales Workplace minster who backed Boris Johnson within the 2019 management contest.  Has publicly mentioned the PM has his confidence.   The lead to his Monmouth seat could be tight if an election was held based mostly on present opinion ballot ranges. After the issuing of the police fines to the PM and Chancellor, he commented on Twitter that it was ‘Time to maneuver on’.

Dines, Sarah [Publicly backing the PM]
PPS to Boris Johnson and his parliamentary ‘bag service’ within the Home of Commons.  One MP you’ll be able to assume he can depend on.

Docherty, Leo [Publicly backing the PM]
Junior defence minister. Former military officer who backed Boris Johnson within the 2019 Conservative social gathering management election.  Has been reported as calling David Davis a ‘traitor’ for his Commons assault on the PM.

Dorries, Nadine [Publicly backing the PM]
Cuture secretary. Lengthy standing Johnson loyalist who actively helps the PM on radio and TV.  He can depend on her help come what might.

Double, Steve [Publicly backing the PM]
Appointed to the federal government whips workplace by Boris Johnson in 2021.  Beforehand submitted a letter of no confidence, nevertheless it was in 2018, towards Theresa Might. Stays supportive of Boris.  Following the Grey Report, informed Cornwall Reside that, “While the report is essential of a few of what befell I don’t see something in it meaning the PM ought to resign. He has dedicated to alter the issues advisable within the report and I imagine he needs to be allowed to make these adjustments”. Issued a press release after the issuing of mounted penalty notices to say the PM, ‘continues to have my full help’.

Dowden, Oliver [Publicly backing the PM]
Appointed Conservative social gathering chairman by Boris Johnson and has been defending the PM on the airwaves.   Beforehand labored in Downing Road for David Cameron.  Supported Boris Johnson within the 2019 Conservative management election.

Duddridge, James [Publicly backing the PM]
Former junior overseas workplace minister from Southend East who left the federal government in 2021 however was appointed as a PPS to Boris Johnson in 2022.  Backed Boris Johnson within the 2019 management election. Has instructed MPs in Westminster have misplaced the plot telling Sky Information, “Folks say to me ‘for God’s sake, inform Boris simply to get on and run the nation. That’s what’s wanted”. One of many first Conservative MPs to again the PM on Twitter after he acquired a set penalty discover.

Ellis, Michael [Publicly backing the PM]
Newly appointed minister for the cupboard workplace and paymaster normal within the authorities, who has defended Boris Johnson on the Commons dispatch field saying the ‘Prime minister goes nowhere’.  Supported Boris Johnson within the 2019 management election, and on Twitter gave the PM his ‘100% help’ after the police advantageous.  Would lose his Northampton North seat to Labour in any Common election reflecting the present opinion ballot ranges.

Eustice, George [Publicly backing the PM]
Atmosphere secretary who has been supportive of the PM on the airwaves. Thought-about a Johnson loyalist. Initially backed Michael Gove within the 2019 management election.  Would lose his Camborne and Redruth seat in Cornwall to Labour if a normal election was held on the idea of present opinion ballot ranges.

Fabricant, Michael [Publicly backing the PM]
Lengthy standing MP who backed Michael Gove within the 2019 Conservative social gathering management election.  Beforehand voted towards John Main and Theresa Might in no confidence votes, however not this time…  He has praised the PM for delivering Brexit and the very best vaccination programme in Europe, saying of Johnson, “He delivers and has my full help.” After the police advantageous, he described the scenario as ‘grim’ however added that Boris Johnson is “not the form of man” to misinform the general public. Fabricant has mentioned he doesn’t imagine the PM mislead parliament.

Firth, Anna [Publicly backing the PM]
The Conservative social gathering’s latest MP, having been elected in February 2022 to succeed Sir David Amess in Southend West.  Commenting on the PM in relation to her election marketing campaign, she is quoted as saying within the Southend Echo that, “The folks I spoke to really feel he’s being victimised and there’s a vendetta to convey Boris down.”

Fox, Liam [Publicly backing the PM]
Former Conservative social gathering chairman and GP.  Brexiter, who backed Jeremy Hunt reasonably than Boris within the 2019 Conservative social gathering management election.   Beforehand mentioned he was ‘extraordinarily cross’ and ‘upset’ on the allegations albeit wished the PM to remain on.  Submit the publication of the Grey report has urged fellow Conservatives to get on with the massive points, calling for political stability and saying this was not the time for a management election.

Fuller, Richard [Publicly backing the PM]
Member of the Tory Reform Group, who sits on the left of the Conservative social gathering.  Has mentioned he doesn’t just like the phrase ‘Massive Canine’, however in any other case informed the Bedford Impartial that, “I imagine the prime minister does perceive the damage that has been brought on and that, as he mentioned at the moment, he accepts the necessity for important change. This should now be finished. I imagine it’s proper that he’s given the chance to implement these adjustments and to proceed to guide the nation.”

Gibson, Peter [Publicly backing the PM]
Purple Wall MP elected in 2019, who would doubtless lose his Darlington seat to Labour if an election mirrored present opinion ballot ranges.  In contrast to among the supposed ‘pork pie’ plotters from close by constituencies, he’s seen as actively supporting the PM.  After current Downing Road workers departures, tweeted, “Nice to see the change that Boris Johnson promised in Downing Road being delivered.”

Goodwill, Robert [Publicly backing the PM]
Former minister, who backed Jeremy Hunt within the 2019 Conservative social gathering management election.   Former MEP.  After the publication of the Grey report, and once more after the police issued a set penalty discover, he confirmed to his native Scarborough Information that the prime minister nonetheless had his help, including “It’s not within the pursuits of the nation for this to pull on”. His Scarborough and Whitby seat could be within the stability on the present degree of opinion polling.

Gove, Michael [Publicly backing the PM]
Levelling up secretary and lengthy standing cupboard minister.  Has been backing the prime minister on the airwaves and there have additionally been media reviews that he has been out ringing MPs to certain up help for the PM.  Different reviews have instructed that he has been out once more on “management maneovures”, regardless of his two earlier failed bids.

Griffith, Andrew [Publicly backing the PM]
Former Sky TV finance director, who was appointed as minister for coverage by Boris Johnson in February 2022.   Johnson loyalist who lent Boris use of his Westminster home within the 2019 management marketing campaign.  Has a protected seat in West Sussex.

Gullis, Jonathan [Publicly backing the PM]
Brexiter. Purple Wall MP for Stoke on Trent North.  Primarily based on present opinion polling, Labour would doubtless regain his seat in any normal election held at the moment.  Is although a loyal supporter of the PM who has beforehand instructed on Twitter that those that had submitted no confidence letters have been now withdrawing them.

Halfon, Robert [Publicly backing the PM]
Impartial minded MP, who backed Sajid Javid within the 2019 Conservative social gathering management election. Has claimed that everybody has been ‘let down’ by the partygate affair, however has been quoted within the Every day Specific as saying he’s not ‘agitating’ for the Prime minister’s elimination, saying that to alter a authorities within the midst of a pandemic could be folly. He additionally has mentioned that the general public wouldn’t respect us for this bloodletting.  Supporting the PM he mentioned, “I really feel I owe Boris some residual loyalty. He gained the 2019 election, obtained Brexit finished and rolled out a worldbeating vaccine and booster programme. Even after Covid, our economic system is rising strongly and the roles miracle has returned”.

Hancock, Matthew [Publicly backing the PM]
Former excessive profile well being secretary who resigned from the federal government in 2021.   Commenting on partygate he informed Sky Information that ‘in the end the federal government has obtained the massive calls proper’ and that he nonetheless thinks Boris Johnson has the ‘ethical authority’ to guide the nation. Gave the PM his backing as soon as once more after Johnson was fined by the police.

Palms, Greg [Publicly backing the PM]
Enterprise minister.  On the free market proper of the Conservative social gathering.  Backed Jeremy Hunt within the 2019 Conservative social gathering management election.  Has although been on the airwaves backing the PM and saying he was ‘taking cost’ after committing to adjustments following the Grey Report.

Harrison, Trudy [Publicly backing the PM]
Junior transport minister.  Former PPS to Boris Johnson.  Would lose her Copeland seat to Labour based mostly on present opinion ballot ranges. Has not commented on the partygate affair except for to assert that she herself didn’t attend any events.  Given her function for plenty of years as a part of Johnson’s internal circle in Downing Road, he’s assumed to again the PM. After the PM and Chancellor acquired a set penalty discover she was quoted in Cumbria Crack as saying, I help them in persevering with getting on with the job in hand”.

Heappey, James [Publicly backing the PM]
Defence minister, whose Wells seat in Somerset could be on the point of being gained by the Liberal Democrats at present opinion ballot ranges. Backed Boris Johnson within the 2019 Conservative management election.  Was himself a former PPS to Johnson in Quantity 10.  He has defended the PM on the airwaves saying he has a busy schedule bouncing round from one factor to a different in “5 minute blocks”.  Has mentioned he desires Boris to guide the social gathering into the subsequent election.

Heaton-Harris, Chris [Publicly backing the PM]
The brand new authorities chief whip.   Brexiter who supported Boris Johnson within the 2019 Conservative management election.  Even earlier than his appointment, he was reported within the media as being lively attempting to shore up help for the PM inside the parliamentary social gathering.

Hinds, Damian [Publicly backing the PM]
House workplace minister, who really beforehand resigned from the Cupboard when Boris Johnson first grew to become prime minister.   Supported Michael Gove within the 2019 management contest.  Nonetheless he was extra lately introduced again into the federal government by Johnson.   Has mentioned he has been ‘shocked’ by the allegations however has defended the document of the PM on the airwaves telling ITV’s GMTV in January that he nonetheless had confidence within the PM. He informed his native ‘Petersfield Submit’ that he was nonetheless backing the PM regardless of the mounted penalty discover issued by the police.

Holloway, Adam [Publicly backing the PM]
Brexiter who backed Boris Johnson within the 2019 Conservative social gathering management election.  Quoted within the Guardian describing the PM as “a extremely exceptional man, who obtained an 80-seat majority”.  Says  that he believed the PM when he mentioned he “didn’t comprehend it was a celebration” Mr Holloway has commented in relation to the controversy in regards to the PM’s future that ‘I don’t imagine in trial by tv’. For individuals who don’t know, he was as soon as a former TV reporter himself with ITN.

Jack, Alister [Publicly backing the PM]
Secretary of state for Scotland. Could be in peril of shedding his Dumfries and Galloway seat to the SNP if an election was held based mostly on present opinion polls.  Has beforehand commented in relation to partygate that ‘when the cat’s away, the mice have been taking part in’ and has described Boris as an ‘wonderful prime minister’.

Javid, Sajid [Publicly backing the PM]
Well being secretary and former chancellor.  Has been defending the Prime minister on the airwaves over the past month, and comfirms that the PM has his help. A possible successor if Mr Johnson was to fall.

Jenkinson, Mark [Publicly backing the PM]
Brexiter and crimson wall MP who gained Workington in 2019, however who would comfortably lose the seat to Labour  in any normal election held on the idea of present opinion ballot ranges.   Tweeted to say that each he, and the vast majority of his constituents, are behind the PM and that that is an ‘thrilling interval for Britain’.  Informed ITV information that he didn’t assume he could be being requested about the way forward for a PM in relation to a set penalty discover, if the discover was say, for parking a automotive on a crimson line. On the day that the PM acquired a advantageous, tweeted that Boris Johnson ‘is the de facto chief of the free world’.

Jenrick, Robert [Publicly backing the PM]
Former cupboard minister who was sacked by Boris in a 2021 reshuffle.  Was beforehand quoted by Lincolnshire Reside as saying that he continued to help the prime minister, and that there was neither an inside nor exterior menace to Mr Johnson’s place. Reiterated his help for the PM throughout an interview on BBC Radio 4’s ‘World at One’ the day after the issuing of a set penatly discover, saying the PM had obtained the massive calls proper.

Johnson, Boris [Publicly backing the PM]
One MP we are able to have absolute certainty on.

Kwarteng, Kwasi [Publicly backing the PM]
Enterprise secretary and very long time Boris Johnson ally.  Has defended the PM on the airwaves saying that he doesn’t settle for that it’s ‘inevitable’ that Mr Johnson can be pressured to stop.

Leigh, Edward [Publicly backing the PM]
Veteran MP on the appropriate of the Conservative social gathering.  Backed Michael Gove within the 2019 management election. Issued a press release in February that mentioned, “Given the grave issues dealing with us nationally and internationally, I don’t assume there’s something to be gained by changing the prime minister at the moment, nor do I believe it’s a proportionate response to occasions that befell within the prime minister’s home together with his personal colleagues.

Lewis, Brandon [Publicly backing the PM]
Secretary of state for Northern Eire.  Has backed the PM on the airwaves claiming he’s honest in his apology and that, ‘we have now obtained the appropriate particular person main the nation’.

Longhi, Marco [Publicly backing the PM]
Brexiter who gained his Dudley North seat with an enormous majority in 2019.  Even on present polls might doubtlessly maintain the seat in any normal election held at the moment,. Has not commented publicly on partygate however did retweet a message from fellow Midlands MPs and Boris backer, Stuart Anderson, through which he urged MPs to ‘get on with the job’. On the day the PM acquired a set penalty discover, he tweted to say, ‘The PM has my full help’. Informed his native ‘Specific and Star’ that the Labour social gathering have been ‘scared’ of Boris.

Maclean, Rachel [Publicly backing the PM]
Conservative MP for Redditch who supported Michael Gove within the 2019 Conservative management election. Has defended the PM on the airwaves, telling the BBC’s Politics Reside present that, “No, in fact I don’t assume he ought to resign. That is clearly an opposition-driven marketing campaign.”

Malthouse, Equipment [Publicly backing the PM]
Policing minister.  Previously deputy Mayor of London underneath Boris Johnson between 2008 and 2016.  Has publicly tweeted help for the PM saying that he has ‘delivered’.

Mann, Scott [Publicly backing the PM]
Authorities whip. Brexiter who backed Johnson within the later a part of the 2019 Conservative management election. Quoted in Cornwall Reside as saying of the Grey Report that, “While the report is essential of a few of what befell I don’t see something in it meaning the PM ought to resign”.

McCartney, Jason [Publicly backing the PM]
Independently minded MP who has rebelled towards the federal government up to now. His Colne Valley seat would comfortably be misplaced to Labour if an election was held at the moment based mostly on present opinion ballot ranges.  Has beforehand informed the Yorkshire Submit that the PM was a politician who ‘manages to interrupt by means of all that bland and sterile form of politics and join with folks’, saying in January that the PM nonetheless had his backing. After the PM acquired a set penalty advantageous, he was quoted within the Yorkshire Examiner as drawing a parallel between Mr Johnson and different native individuals who had been fined for Covid breaches, suggesting that none of them had misplaced their jobs.

McCartney, Karl [Publicly backing the PM]
Former Justice of the Peace.  Brexiter. His Lincoln seat could be comfortably misplaced to Labour if an election was held at the moment based mostly on present opinion ballot ranges.  From his Twitter exercise, he seems to be backing the PM.   In February, McCartney informed BBC Radio Lincolnshire that the partygate difficulty was not developing on the doorsteps, including that folks need the federal government to ‘get on with the job’, and that that is what Boris Johnson and all people else in authorities are doing. Confirmed on Twitter after the police fines have been issued, that the PM nonetheless continues to have his ‘full help’.

Milling, Amanda [Actively backing the PM]
Overseas workplace minister, and former Conservative social gathering chair who labored intently with the PM for a few years.  Supported Boris within the 2019 management election. After the mounted penalty discover was issued she wrote on Twitter, “The PM’s the appropriate particular person to guide the nation and concentrate on getting on with the job of delivering for the British folks and defending Ukraine from the tyranny of Russia”.

Morris, David [Actively backing the PM]
Completed track author who backed Jeremy Hunt within the 2019 management contest.  Would comfortably lose his Morecambe and Lunesdale seat to Labour if an election was held on the again of present polling.  Does although look like backing the PM, suggesting {that a} ‘beer social gathering’ attended by Keir Starmer is one thing that the police ought to contemplate taking a look at. Prompt within the Commons that Boris is ‘main the world towards Putin’.

Morris, James [Actively backing the PM]
Authorities whip.  Backed Jeremy Hunt within the 2019 management election.  He’s quoted in his native Halesowen Information as welcoming the PM’s response to the Grey inquiry, and was seen praising him for his ‘sturdy management’.

Morrissey, Pleasure [Actively backing the PM]
Elected in 2019 for the protected seat of Beaconsfield.  Within the aftermath of Downing Road workers departures, tweeted her help saying, “The PM promised adjustments to the No10 operation earlier this week, glad to see him delivering tonight”. Not too long ago appointed a PPS to the PM.

Morton, Wendy [Actively backing the PM]
Transport minister who supported Jeremy Hunt within the 2019 management election. Doesn’t seem to have made any notable public touch upon partygate, however was promoted to Minister of State within the February 2022 authorities reshuffle. Quickly after the PM was issued a set penalty discover she tweted to say, ‘We have to keep focussed on Ukraine and delivering for the folks of the UK. He’s the appropriate particular person to do that for our nation’.

Murrison, Andrew [Actively backing the PM]
Former surgeon commander within the Royal Navy. Backed Boris within the 2019 Conservative management election, and in his abortive 2016 bid.  Writing within the Guardian, he has accepted that the lads in gray fits might name time on the PM’s premiership, however describes himself as a ‘serial Boris supporter.

Nici, Lia [Actively backing the PM]
Purple Wall MP for Nice Grimsby.  Seen as a staunch defender of the PM who lent some help on Radio 5 Reside to the PMs assault on Sir Keir Starmer in relation to his time on the Crown Prosecution Service.  Simply appointed as a PPS to the PM. Opinion polls counsel she might narrowly retain her seat if there was a normal election held at the moment.

Patel, Priti [Publicly backing the PM]
House Secretary who was appointed and has been subsequently defended by Boris Johnson.  Is seen as a robust Boris ally.

Philp, Chris [Publicly backing the PM]
Junior minister, who backed Sajid Javid within the 2019 Conservative management election.  He has defended the prime minister beforehand, telling the BBC in January that, “The rationale that the prime minister initiated an investigation with an neutral civil servant with such a excessive fame is to verify all the details do come out”.

Pincher, Christopher [Publicly backing the PM]
Deputy chief whip, who backed Boris within the 2019 conservative management election.   Reported to be main the ‘Save Boris’ marketing campaign inside Parliament.

Quince, Will [Actively backing the PM]
Junior training minister who backed Jeremy Hunt within the 2019 conservative management election.  Would lose his Colchester seat to Labour if a normal election was held at the moment based mostly on present opinion polls.  Reported in his native  Essex County Customary press as having welcomed the PMs apology and given him his backing.

Raab, Dominic [Publicly backing the PM]
Deputy prime minister, who has been busy defending his boss on radio and TV within the final month.   Stays publicly supportive of the PM, saying, “I’m certain he’ll proceed for a few years to return”.  The identical might not although, essentially be true for Mr Raab.  Primarily based on present polling over the previous couple of months, he would comfortably lose his now marginal Esher seat to the Liberal Democrats in a normal election.

Redwood, John [Actively backing the PM]
Veteran MP and one time stalking horse himself towards John Main again within the Nineteen Nineties.  The lead to his Wokingham seat between the Conservatives and Lib Dems could be on a knife edge at present ranges of polling. He lately referred to as on the PM to get on the entrance foot with an agenda of low taxes and issues that take you on the ‘ladder of alternative’, saying within the Every day Specific, “These of us who help you, and that’s nonetheless most of us, need you to do nicely, however we would like you to get on with this”.

Rees Mogg, Jacob [Publicly backing the PM]
New minister for Brexit alternatives, former chief of the Home of Commons and Boris loyalist.   Not too long ago recommended that, ‘I believe the Prime minister has obtained issues proper time and again’.

Richards, Nicola [Publicly backing the PM]
Younger Purple Wall MP, who has a majority of simply 1,593 in West Bromwich East.  Has expressed her help for the PM and made it clear she was not amongst these MPs elected in 2019 that have been contemplating a rebel.  She informed the native Specific and Star that, “The PM helped win us seats like mine, he obtained Brexit finished and has pulled us by means of the pandemic”.

Rosindell, Andrew [Publicly backing the PM]
Positioned on the appropriate of the Conservative social gathering, and backed Boris within the 2019 management election.  Not too long ago informed Sky Information that folks ought to transfer on from discussing backyard events and cake, arguing, “Are we going to pull one other prime minister out of workplace over one thing like that?”. He then added, “Plenty of folks break the regulation in small methods, generally unintentionally … He’s not robbed a financial institution – that is getting uncontrolled.”

Sharma, Alok  [Publicly backing the PM]
Cupboard minister, who backed Boris within the 2019 management election.  Has mentioned the PM was ‘proper to apologise’.  Would comfortably lose his Studying West seat to Labour underneath present polling.

Scully, Paul [Publicly backing the PM]
Brexiter enterprise minister who has defended Boris on the airwaves, typically by means of some difficult interviews.   Lead to his Sutton and Cheam seat could be on a knife edge with the Lib Dems on the present ranges of polling.

Shapps, Grant [Publicly backing the PM]
Transport secretary who has been lively defending the PM on the airwaves within the final month. The lead to his Welwyn Hatfield constituency could be on an absolute knife edge at this degree of polling.

Smith, Chloe [Publicly backing the PM]
Junior minister, who supported Johnson within the 2019 management election.  In a press release on her web site she has mentioned, “The prime minister continues to have my help”. Reaffirmed this help on Twitter after the police issued their fines. Would comfortably lose her Norwich North seat to Labour based mostly on the present ranges of Conservative polling.

Solloway, Amanda [Publicly backing the PM]
Authorities whip. Would comfortably lose her Derby North seat to Labour based mostly on the present ranges of Conservative polling. Has welcomed the PM’s apology, telling Derbyshire Reside that, “Below our prime minister, our authorities has delivered on Brexit and an incredible vaccine rollout and continues to concentrate on delivering the quickest rising economic system in G7 regardless of the pandemic”. The day after the mounted penalty discover was issued, detailed on Twitter that the PM nonetheless had her help ‘getting on with the job’

Spencer, Mark [Publicly backing the PM]
Former authorities chief whip and now chief of the Home of Commons.  Johnson ally.

Stafford, Alexander [Publicly backing the PM]
Brexiter and Purple Wall MP elected in 2019. Would comfortably lose his Rother Valley seat to Labour based mostly on the present ranges of Conservative polling. Has publicly mentioned that Keir Starmer needs to be investigated for consuming beer in a earlier lockdown saying, “These in glass homes shouldn’t throw beer bottles”. He has additionally tweeted in help of the PM saying, “On Monday the prime minister promised to radically reform how quantity 10 operates. It’s clear that at the moment he’s holding his phrase by having a wholesale clear-out, to create a greater extra dynamic operation”. Stafford additionally supported the PM in a the Commons debate on twenty first April.

Stewart, Bob [Publicly backing the PM]
Former excessive profile military Colonel who has been the MP for Beckenham since 2010.  Backed Boris within the 2019 conservative management election.  Has mentioned he ‘abhors’ the lockdown parities however informed LBC that he’ll stay loyal to Boris including if anybody ‘can flip a scenario round, he can, and he’s proved that previously’.

Stuart, Graham [Publicly backing the PM]
Left the federal government in 2021 after three years as a junior minister.  Supported Johnson within the 2019 conservative management election. Has been seen to retweet messages from different MPs that backed the PM.  On 31st Jan wrote, “Boris was elected to do a job. He have to be allowed to get on with it.”

Sunak, Rishi [Publicly backing the PM]
Chancellor of the Exchequer, and earlier than his personal police advantageous, beforehand thought-about the particular person probably to take over if Boris departs.  Publicly acknowledged his complete help for the prime minister. Has taken a ‘huge hit’ lately in recognition, and his political fortunes now seem extra intently tied to that of the prime minister.

Tolhurst, Kelly [Probable supporter]
Junior minister who backed Boris within the 2019 management election.  Resigned from the federal government for private causes in 2021, however was praised by the PM as a ‘good minister’. On the day the PM acquired a set penalty discover, Ms Tolhurst tweeted that the PM ‘had made adjustments accordingly in No.10’ and that this was not the time to ‘change our chief’.

Tomlinson, Justin [Publicly backing the PM]
Deputy chairman of the Conservative social gathering.  Backed Boris within the 2019 management contest.  Has praised the PM’s proper calls on all the massive judgements within the pandemic and has mentioned, ‘We have to transfer on’.

Trevelyan, Anne-Marie [Publicly backing the PM]
Cupboard minister from Northumberland who has supported the PM on the airwaves.  Backed Boris within the 2019 management contest.  Johnson ally.

Truss, Liz [Publicly backing the PM]
Overseas secretary who has been promoted by Johnson, and has been publicly backing her boss on the airwaves.   Has tweeted that, “I stand behind the Prime minister, 100% as he takes our nation ahead”. Touted by some as a possible successor if Johnson resigns.

Vara, Shailesh [Publicly backing the PM]
Resigned from the Theresa Might authorities over Brexit.  Backed Boris within the 2019 management election. After the Grey report, informed his native Peterborough Information, that, “There isn’t a emptiness and each prime minister and I recognise that there are different points that have an effect on North-West Cambridgeshire and the remainder of this nation.”

Warman, Matt [Probable supporter]
Former Every day Telegraph journalist who backed Boris within the 2019 management election.  Left the federal government in 2021. Following the Grey report, informed Lincolnshire reside, that, “I welcome the prime minister’s heartfelt, honest apology and sit up for the federal government doing what it was elected to do and getting on with delivering on the folks’s priorities.” On the day the PM acquired a advantageous for his birthday gathering, Warman appeared on Radio 4 to supply him his help.

Wallace, Ben [Publicly backing the PM]
Defence Secretary. Publicly backing the PM and has defended him on the airwaves.  Backed Johnson within the 2019 contest, and regarded a very long time ally of Boris. Now being significantly thought-about as potential alternative candidate ought to Boris fall.

Wheeler, Heather [Publicly backing the PM]
Supported Boris within the 2019 management contest. Reported in Derbyshire Reside saying, “The Prime minister has my help” and that she abhorred this “whipped up marketing campaign towards him.”  Unsurprisingly was thus promoted within the newest February 2022 reshuffle to turn out to be parliamentary secretary within the Cupboard workplace.

Whittingdale, John [Publicly backing the PM]
Veteran MP and former cupboard minister who left an additional stint in authorities in 2021.  Backed Boris within the 2019 management election.  While saying that he understands the anger of his constituents, he’s quoted in his native Braintree and Witham Instances as saying he does trust within the PM, including, “He has finished many issues that he got down to do very efficiently and his Authorities deserves credit score for delivering Brexit, rolling out probably the most profitable vaccine programme on the earth and supporting the UK economic system to turn out to be the quickest rising within the G7”.  The Prime minister’s spouse, Carrie, additionally beforehand labored for Mr Whittingdale for 15 months.

Williams, Craig [Publicly backing the PM]
Elected in 2019 for a comparatively protected seat in rural Wales.  Issued a press release on partygate through which he mentioned, “I welcome the complete apology from the prime minister and extra importantly his dedication to fixing the system by which Quantity 10 is managed”.  He added, “I share within the deep frustrations felt by many, and I recognise that a lot must be finished by Quantity 10 to rebuild belief with the general public. It is a first step in the appropriate route”. On the day Boris and Rishi Sunak acquired a police advantageous, he tweeted that he ‘would proceed to totally help them each within the essential work that they’re doing’.

Younger, Jacob [Actively backing the PM]
Purple Wall MP elected for Redcar in 2019.  Would comfortably lose his seat to Labour in any election that mirrored at the moment opinion ballot ranges. He stays a Boris loyalist although, having informed Teeside Reside that, “The prime minister has apologised unreservedly, has outlined how he’ll act, and I imagine now could be the time to maneuver on”.

Zahawi, Nadhim [Actively backing the PM]
Schooling Secretary.  Johnson ally. Publicly backing the PM, and has defended him on the airwaves.

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MPs not eligible to vote

The next three MPs have been elected as Conservatives within the 2019 Common election, however have since misplaced the Conservative social gathering whip at Westminster.  They’re thus not eligible to vote in any management election:

Rob Roberts [Can’t vote]
Elected because the Conservative MP for Delyn in North Wales in 2019, however was suspended from the Commons for six weeks in 2021.  He was readmitted to the Conservative social gathering in late 2021, however doesn’t but have the Conservative whip.  He sits as an Impartial at Westminster.

Warburton, David [Can’t vote]
Ring tone entrepreneur who represents Somerton and Frome.  He was suspended from the parliamentary social gathering following a sequence of newspaper revelations in March 2022. With out the conservative whip, he won’t be able to vote in any management content material. He supported Boris within the 2019 conservative management election, however ought to he have been in a position to vote, it was not clear that it will have supported the PM. He detailed on Twitter how his father died virtually solely alone through the first lockdown, how this was adopted by simply ‘3 of us’ having the ability to attend an outdoor burial that handed for his funeral, and the way all this was every week earlier than the primary reported Downing Road social gathering.  Persevering with he mentioned that ‘to know the misery these revelations have brought on is an understatement’, including, “Like tens of millions of others, I wish to know the complete extent of this troubling interpretation of the principles.  And what’s to be finished.”

Morris, Anne Marie [Can’t vote]
A superb place to finish this piece. First elected because the Conservative MP for Newton Abbot in Devon again in 2010.   She was a Brexiter who as soon as submitted a letter of no confidence in Theresa Might.  In early 2022, she was one of many first to have confirmed that she had finished the identical to Boris Johnson. Nonetheless within the Commons, she has since voted for a Labour movement calling for a VAT reduce on power payments.   In January, this led to her being stripped of the Conservative whip.  As such, she can not now vote in any management election, and her letter of no confidence is, nicely, void……

Along with the above, Christian Wakeford MP has since crossed the ground of the Home of Commons and joined the Labour Occasion. Following his courtroom conviction, Imran Ahmad Khan has additionally resigned from Westminster making a by-election in his Wakefield seat.

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How these numbers have been compiled

It has lengthy been instructed that the parliamentary Conservative social gathering is one probably the most secretive and exhausting to learn electorates on the earth.  Past their ranks, there’s a appreciable public craving to attempt to perceive what’s the present place of the prime minister. Not least, as a result of this voters has proven up to now, that it wants no classes in ruthlessness.

Till dialogue round Johnson’s management both reaches a proper conclusion, or drops off the mainstream information agenda, we’ll make ongoing updates to this web page.

We settle for that any evaluation of this nature is a problematic job.  This will likely clarify why no such equal or detailed evaluation seems publicly obtainable. Despite the fact that our evaluation is drawn primarily from the general public feedback and actions of the MPs involved, we settle for that it’s unattainable to depend on that as a idiot proof information.

There are prone to be formidable MPs (notably present ministers, and MPs from the 2019 consumption) who’re essential of the PM, however who, for causes of profession development, are cautious about letting that be recognized.  On the identical time, there could also be others who’re privately supportive of the prime minister, however who stay cautious to not say so publicly, doubtlessly thereby incurring further wrath proper now from their constituents.

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