But Julian Smith, the chief whip, told the executive of the 1922 Committee that May was not going to quit this evening. If the government were to abandon the Wab, she would have no reason not to announce her resignation now. It has been reported that there is now a majority on the executive of the 1922 Committee in favour of changing the rules. May now looks likely to announce her resignation as some point in the fortnight between Friday 24 May and Friday 7 June. Or it could come very soon after the Wab second reading vote, which the government is widely expected to lose.
Source: The Guardian May 22, 2019 08:27 UTC