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David Cameron ‘toast within days’ if Britain votes to leave European Union, says Tory MP

"He has lied profoundly, and I think that is actually really at the heart of why Conservative MPs have been so angered”

The Independent reporting: A not so shiny prospect awaits UK current Prime Minister David Cameron, should the country choose to leave the European Union, according to a Tory MP who claimed he will be “toast within days.”

This opinionated “verdict”, supported by such Brexit heavyweights as Michael Gove, Boris Jhonson and Priti Patel, comes amidst an intense escalation of in-fighting in the party and bitter personal attacks over the referendum on June 23.

Talking on ITV’s Peston on Sunday, Ms. Dorries confirmed that she has already submitted her letter to Graham Brady, chairman of the 1922 Committee, calling for a vote of no confidence in Mr. Cameron. She also reiterated she was supporting Mr. Johnson, the former Mayor of London, to succeed Mr. Cameron. 

She said: “My letter is already in. If the Remain camp wins by a large majority – I think it would have to be 60/40 – then David Cameron might just survive but if Remain win by a narrow majority or lose...he’s toast within days.

"He has lied profoundly, and I think that is actually really at the heart of why Conservative MPs have been so angered. To say that Turkey is not going to join the European Union as far as 30 years is a lie.

"There are many issues about which David Cameron has told outright lies, and because of that, trust has gone in both him and George Osborne... and it will be very hard for either of them to survive in the future," the Mid-Bedfordshire MP told ITV's Peston on Sunday.

Ms Dorries insisted a "considerable" number of Tory MPs shared her view.

By Stefan Paraber for GIA

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