The anti-No Deal MP Nick Boles is facing a deselection bid following his decision to come out against leaving the EU without an agreement.
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There was huge anger from his Conservative Association in December over his stance when he pledged to resign the Conservative whip in opposition to a No Deal Brexit.
Boles’ Association Chairman has since said that over 100 members have written to him, with “over 99%” now wanting the MP to be deselected. The letter was revealed by Alex Wickham of BuzzFeed News.
EXC: Nick Boles facing deselection attempt
100 local Tory members have written to their association chairman calling for him to be removed as their MP
Chairman says "over 99%" of members who contacted him want Boles out
Selection meeting cominghttps://t.co/Cj7nr3Hal6
— Alex Wickham (@alexwickham) January 10, 2019
The mainstream Conservative view is now in favour of a No Deal Brexit. 64% of Tory members prefer WTO terms to Theresa May’s deal. Rochester and Strood Conservative Association came out 76% in favour of No Deal.
Tory MPs who seek to block No Deal are hopelessly out of touch.