UK Conservative lawmaker Tom Hunt submits letter of no confidence in PM Johnson

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British Member of Parliament (MP) Tom Hunt speaks during a Prime Minister's Questions session at the House of Commons, in London, Britain, March 16, 2022. UK Parliament/Jessica Taylor/Handout via REUTERS

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LONDON, July 6 (Reuters) - British Conservative Party lawmaker Tom Hunt has submitted a letter of no confidence in Prime Minister Boris Johnson, he said on Wednesday.

"Events of the past week have been the last straw that has broken the camel's back," Hunt said, in reference to Johnson's handling of misconduct allegations against former Conservative party deputy chief whip Christopher Pincher.

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Reporting by Sachin Ravikumar; editing by William James

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