Written by Monkey Woods

Friday, 16 November 2018

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Baron Howard of Lympne (laughs behind hand)

As British Puppet Minister, Theresa May, continues to gnash on her lips, and bury her head in the sand bucket in the corridor at the House of Commons, moves are afoot to oust her from her precarious position, and to disentangle her from the nightmare that is Brexit.

The 1922 Committee, formed in 1923, is the parliamentary group of Conservative backbencher MPs, who discuss party matters including its leadership. The group is important, in that, should enough of its members write to Chairman, Graham Brady, notifying him of a lack of confidence in the PM, a vote would be triggered to decide upon the future of the leadership.

'Enough', in this case, is 15%, or 48 letters. Brady has, as of this morning, received 47.

One of the letters was written by Jacob Rees-Mogg. Somebody said:

"Mrs May has, in anyone's analysis, been one of the worst Prime Ministers in living memory, and there have been some terrible leaders in that time. She has handled Brexit poorly, and has embarrassed herself and the country along the way. She is uncomfortable in her role, and clearly does not understand what it takes to gain the confidence of voters who, at the very heart of themselves, have never known how to trust a Tory. She has made calamitous mistakes, such as her insensitive actions after the Grenfell Tower fire, and made herself look ridiculous in the eyes of the world, as she did during her Kenyan dancing tour, encoring her disco steps when she took to the stage at the Conservative Party conference. Her performance over the term of her leadership has been nothing short of disastrous, culminating with her attempts at selling a shabby Brexit agreement to her own party this week, something which, on top of everything else, has forced the hand of 47 members to express 'no confidence' in her."

It might have been me.

The story above is a satire or parody. It is entirely fictitious.

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