Nicholas Soames, the grandson of Britain’s World War Two leader Winston Churchill, will be expelled from the Conservative Party. Photo: Reuters

Winston Churchill’s grandson Nicholas Soames to be booted from Conservative Party for defying UK PM Boris Johnson over Brexit

  • Nicholas Soames was one of 21 Conservative lawmakers who rebelled against UK PM to vote against the government in Tuesday’s Brexit vote
  • Others include former finance minister Philip Hammond and the longest-serving MP, Kenneth Clarke
Topic |   Brexit

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Nicholas Soames, the grandson of Britain’s World War Two leader Winston Churchill, will be expelled from the Conservative Party. Photo: Reuters
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Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson: ‘I don’t want an election but if MPs vote tomorrow to compel another pointless delay to Brexit then that would be the only way to resolve this’. Photo: AP

UK PM Boris Johnson to call for election after humiliating loss in parliament over his Brexit plan

  • Lawmakers voted by 328 to 301 for a motion put forward by opposition parties to block a ‘no-deal’ exit from the EU
  • Johnson’s government will now seek to hold a vote on Wednesday to approve an early election
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Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson: ‘I don’t want an election but if MPs vote tomorrow to compel another pointless delay to Brexit then that would be the only way to resolve this’. Photo: AP
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