Excl: Boris Johnson planning to tell Queen she can’t sack him even if he loses a no confidence vote and MPs pick a caretaker replacement. No10 dusting down 70 year-old, long forgotten Lascelles Principles to tell her she must keep PM in place.
Just to be clear. Here are the words from para 2.19 of the Cabinet Manual Plus, crucially, if the PM loses the Commons' confidence the Queen is no longer bound by his advice Given recent events, No.10's constitutional advice needs viewing with caution!