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Majority of Welsh Tory MPs will support Theresa May in no confidence vote

The Prime Minister faces a vote of no confidence on Wednesday evening. Credit: PA

All but one of Wales' Conservative MPs will back Theresa May in the vote of no confidence against her.

Seven Welsh Tory MPs have confirmed their support for the Prime Minister: Alun Cairns MP, Glyn Davies MP, Simon Hart MP, Stephen Crabb MP, David Davies MP for Monmouth, Guto Bebb MP, Chris Davies MP.

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Our Political Editor Adrian Masters has been told that Conservative MPs believe the PM "has the number for a win" but it's not clear how many will vote against.

The Prime Minister has vowed to fight the vote on Wednesday evening "with everything I've got". She'll have the support of seven of Wales' eight Conservative MPs with all eight confirming their voting intentions ahead of the vote.

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Secretary of State for Wales Alun Cairns MP was first to announce his intentions. He tweeted before the Prime Minister's statement on Wednesday morning and pledged "full support". The MP for the Vale of Glamorgan said Theresa May "has always put the national interest first".

On Wednesday afternoon, Guto Bebb MP for Aberconwy confirmed he will be supporting the Prime Minister. He described the no confidence vote as "disgraceful".

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Member of Parliament for Montgomeryshire Glyn Davies MP also said he will be backing the Prime Minister. He joins Simon Hart, Member of Parliament for Carmarthen West and South Pembrokeshire, and MP for Monmouth David Davies.

Stephen Crabb MP was also quick to voice his intentions, he told ITV Wales he was angry at the vote being held at all.

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The MP for Preseli Pembrokeshire tweeted after Theresa May's statement outside Downing Street on Wednesday morning. He said MPs "trying to oust" the PM were "misjudging the mood of the country".

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After a meeting with the Prime Minister on Wednesday afternoon, Chris Davies MP has said he will back the Prime Minister in the vote. Before the meeting, the MP for Brecon and Radnorshire told our Political Editor Adrian Master that he was undecided and might not support Theresa May.

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Following MP Chris Davies' announcement, only one Welsh Conservative MP is now voting against Theresa May. David Jones, Member of Parliament for Clwyd West and ex-Brexit minister, has explicitly said he will not back the PM.