MPs cheer as May wins leadership vote

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Summary
Theresa May remains Tory leader after surviving confidence vote
PM won 200 votes, but 117 MPs voted against her
The result was greeted by cheers and applause from Tory MPs
Mrs May needed to secure 159 votes to remain leader
The PM is now immune from another leadership challenge for a year
MPs say Mrs May told them she won’t fight the next election
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  1. rather boring to be a politician in the West. In ‘newly civilized countries’ such silly things as limits on terms in office are kindly being removed. Musical chairs between Presidents and Prime Ministers allow politicians to remain in the chair … poor Theresa, she may have survived today, but for how long?

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