Tory minister asked whether she could submit no confidence letter after PM announced election, Sky News understands

23 May 2024, 22:01 | Updated: 24 May 2024, 01:13

A minister asked a meeting of Tory MPs whether it was still possible to submit a letter of no confidence in the prime minister after he announced the election, Sky News understands.

Sky's political editor Beth Rigby revealed in her Electoral Dysfunction podcast that health minister Dame Andrea Leadsom made the query at the 1922 Committee of backbench Tory MPs on Wednesday.