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#Confidence Vote

# confidence-vote - Monday 18 July, 2022

Boris Johnson wins late night confidence vote after bruising Commons debate
# Confidence Vote
# Confidence Vote

Boris Johnson wins late night confidence vote after bruising Commons debate

Jul 18th 2022, 10:33 PM 45,867 Views 25 Comments

The UK Prime Minister is now expected to continue in his role for the next seven weeks.

# confidence-vote - Wednesday 8 June, 2022

Boris Johnson says 'nothing and no-one' will stop him carrying on after bruising Tory revolt
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# Boris

Boris Johnson says 'nothing and no-one' will stop him carrying on after bruising Tory revolt

Updated Jun 8th 2022, 3:00 PM 20,780 Views 20 Comments

Taking Commons questions, Johnson was compared to Monty Python’s black knight who declares mortal injuries are “only a flesh wound”.

# confidence-vote - Tuesday 7 June, 2022

Boris Johnson promises to cut taxes after suffering bruising confidence vote
# Confidence Vote
# Confidence Vote

Boris Johnson promises to cut taxes after suffering bruising confidence vote

Updated Jun 7th 2022, 1:45 PM 35,381 Views 15 Comments

More than 40% of Conservative MPs said they did not have confidence in Boris Johnson’s leadership.

# confidence-vote - Tuesday 10 November, 2020

Government wins confidence motion in Tánaiste Leo Varadkar following testy Dáil debate
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# Leaks

Government wins confidence motion in Tánaiste Leo Varadkar following testy Dáil debate

Updated Nov 10th 2020, 7:48 PM 66,794 Views 222 Comments

The debate on the confidence vote concluded this evening.

# confidence-vote - Wednesday 16 January, 2019

Greek Prime Minister narrowly survives confidence vote after Macedonia name row
# Greece
# Greece

Greek Prime Minister narrowly survives confidence vote after Macedonia name row

Jan 16th 2019, 10:32 PM 11,082 Views 10 Comments

A total of 151 lawmakers supported Alexis Tsipras’ government out of 299 present.

# confidence-vote - Saturday 5 November, 2011

Poll: Should Greece have held that referendum?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should Greece have held that referendum?

Nov 5th 2011, 12:52 PM 1,995 Views 51 Comments

As the Greek PM prepares to enter talks on forming a coalition government, we’re asking if he should have stuck with his original referendum plan?

# confidence-vote - Friday 4 November, 2011

Greek government faces crunch confidence vote
# Greece
# Greece

Greek government faces crunch confidence vote

Nov 4th 2011, 8:42 AM 165 Views 0 Comments

Papandreou’s party holds a slight two-seat majority in the Greek parliament: can he survive today’s confidence motion?

# confidence-vote - Friday 14 October, 2011

Berlusconi scrapes through confidence vote in Italian parliament
# Italy
# Italy

Berlusconi scrapes through confidence vote in Italian parliament

Oct 14th 2011, 4:07 PM 345 Views 6 Comments

Silvio Berlusconi overcomes a major political hurdle as fringe members of his coalition fall into line and pass a motion of confidence.

# confidence-vote - Wednesday 22 June, 2011

Markets stabilise on Greek confidence vote
# Markets
# Markets

Markets stabilise on Greek confidence vote

Jun 22nd 2011, 1:17 PM 206 Views 4 Comments

Papandreou’s government survived its crucial confidence motion last night

# confidence-vote - Wednesday 19 January, 2011

With the pressure off Cowen for now, the focus shifts to Lenihan's position
# FF Heave
# FF Heave

With the pressure off Cowen for now, the focus shifts to Lenihan's position

Jan 19th 2011, 9:09 AM 841 Views 0 Comments

As the fallout from last night’s confidence vote continues, the Finance Minister is accused of stretching the truth about his support for the Taoiseach, while other commentators claim Hanafin was trying to sit on the fence.

# confidence-vote - Tuesday 18 January, 2011

Lenihan expected to support Cowen ahead of vote
# FF Heave
# FF Heave

Lenihan expected to support Cowen ahead of vote

Jan 18th 2011, 8:11 AM 437 Views 0 Comments

Brian Cowen has said that he is “absolutely convinced” that he will win today’s confidence vote, which his Minister for Finance is widely expected to support.

# confidence-vote - Monday 13 December, 2010

Berlusconi makes plea ahead of crucial confidence vote
# Italy
# Italy

Berlusconi makes plea ahead of crucial confidence vote

Dec 13th 2010, 5:32 PM 171 Views 0 Comments

Italian Premier Silvio Berlusconi says a vote of no confidence in him would topple the government and throw Italy into political and economic turmoil.