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    Theresa May's 'Spartans' or How the Conservative MPs Will Vote on Her Leadership

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    Britain is experiencing one of its worst political crises in the latest history, with the fate of the nation and its economic prosperity on the line.

    As the British PM is set to contest tonight's vote of confidence in her leadership of the Conservative Party "with everything I've got," over a hundred of her MPs have already pledged allegiance to Theresa May.

    After a series of resignations from Mrs. May's cabinet since she took on the post in 2017, unity among senior ministers in backing their leader was somewhat of a novelty. Almost all Cabinet ministers took on to Twitter to confirm their support for the PM and her strategy of delivering Brexit. 

    Despite the somewhat expected display of loyalty by the Cabinet and departmental ministers, the rest of the 315-seat Conservative Party is a blazing inferno of resentment, uncertainty and hunger for power.

    A combination of picture created in London on November 25, 2018 shows Conservative MPs (L) opposed to the Brexit withdrawl deal negotiated with EU by prime minister Theresa May (R), (top L-R) Jacob Rees-Mogg, chair of the Euro-sceptic European Research Group (ERG), and former prominent cabinet ministers David Davis and Boris Johnson who support the ERG's opposition to the deal and remain-supporting Conservative MPs (bottom L-R) Justine Greening, Dominic Grieve and Jo Johnson all pictured in London.
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    A combination of picture created in London on November 25, 2018 shows Conservative MPs (L) opposed to the Brexit withdrawl deal negotiated with EU by prime minister Theresa May (R), (top L-R) Jacob Rees-Mogg, chair of the Euro-sceptic European Research Group (ERG), and former prominent cabinet ministers David Davis and Boris Johnson who support the ERG's opposition to the deal and remain-supporting Conservative MPs (bottom L-R) Justine Greening, Dominic Grieve and Jo Johnson all pictured in London.

    One of the outspoken Brexiteers and critics of the current Brexit withdrawal agreement within the Tory party have been rumored to replace the PM at Downing Street. 

    A secret ballot of Mrs. May's Conservative lawmakers will be held between 1800 and 2000 GMT on Wednesday. The result of the vote will be announced at around 2100 GMT.

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