In doing so she contributed to a parliamentary majority of 328 votes to 301, forcing through a bill that requires the prime minister to request an extension on Brexit talks to 31 January 2020.
LEADING Tory rebel Philip Hammond believes the so-called Rebel Alliance has the numbers to defeat the Government tonight in a landmark vote to stop a no-deal Brexit.
"This really should be a choice for local Conservative associations and not a central decision", said the former leadership hopeful.
Meanwhile, the chairman of the Welsh Conservatives, Byron Davies, said he supported the Prime Minister for ousting rebel MP Guto Bebb.
However, Sir Oliver has previously stated he does not intend to stand in the next general election.
On Tuesday, he expelled 21 Conservative lawmakers from the party for failing to back his strategy, including Winston Churchill's grandson and two former finance ministers. Opposition parties have refused to bow to his demands, insisting that the legislation blocking a no deal must pass into law before an election is called.
Meanwhile, Boris Johnson on Tuesday said he would travel to Ireland next week, after claiming that progress in talks on Brexit that have become focussed on the Irish border.
MPs will now vote on the Brexit delay bill. They were expelled from the party as a result. "What has happened to the Conservative Party?".
A judge at the highest court in Scotland has found Boris Johnson's planned prorogation of Parliament is lawful.
But in Britain, it's also known as the night in 1962 when then Conservative Prime Minister Harold Macmillan ruthlessly culled his cabinet in an attempt to allay the drift within his government.
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn took the chance to poke Johnson with a pointed barb after attacking the prime minister for trying to run a "cabal" from Downing Street in order to take Britain out of the European Union without a deal despite the costs.
"The Chief Whip is speaking to Tory MPs who did not vote with the government this evening", the source said.
Mr Johnson has tabled a motion in Parliament seeking approval for an "early general election" but has not specified a date.
Sir Nicholas Soames, who represented Crawley from 1983-1997 and then Mid Sussex ever since, lost the Tory whip this week after rebelling against the Government.
This means that they can not stand for the Conservative Party at a general election. He has previously said that Britain would leave the European Union by October 31, whether a deal was reached or not. "They will have the whip removed". "But you can not have people standing as Conservative MPs when they are against the Government's policy on the key issue of the day".