British PM May survives party confidence vote but 117 dissent

Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May speaks outside 10 Downing Street after a confidence vote by Conservative Party Members of Parliament (MPs), in London, Britain December 12, 2018. REUTERS/Eddie Keogh

LONDON,  (Reuters) – Prime Minister Theresa May survived a confidence vote from her Conservative party today, but more than a third of her lawmakers said she was no longer the right leader to implement Britain’s exit from the European Union.