James Forsyth James Forsyth

Boris is fast approaching his moment of maximum vulnerability

Boris Johnson (Credit: Getty images)

Another day, another couple of Tory MPs calling on Boris Johnson to go — this time it is Jeremy Wright, the former attorney general, and Elliot Coburn, who was elected in 2019 and has a wafer-thin majority over the Liberal Democrats. The worry for No 10 is that this trickle of letters does not appear to be coordinated and seems to be just individual MPs making up their minds.

Having to fight a vote of no confidence would be a huge blow to the Prime Minister’s authority.

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