Factbox-Which UK Conservative lawmakers have called for confidence vote in PM Johnson?

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  • Thursday, 03 Feb 2022

FILE PHOTO: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson attends a joint news conference with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy in Kyiv, Ukraine February 1, 2022. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls/Pool

LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is fighting for his premiership after a series of scandals including the revelation that alcohol-fuelled events were held in his offices and residence during COVID-19 lockdowns.

Johnson could face a vote of confidence in his leadership if 54 of his 359 Conservative lawmakers submit a letter to the chairman of the party’s "1922 Committee" which represents lawmakers who have no government jobs.

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