It is a case of too little, too late. The 1922 committee has failed to act in a coordinated way to tackle the impending disaster. It clearly lacks a shared vision and is riven with dissent.
Now the whole party must fear for its future, which is bleak. Serves its right, for electing a dogged, perverse PM to continue unchecked, acting as a dictator.
A true, gutsy, leader can only hope to salvage something from this self-imposed failure to honour its basic commitment and do what the electorate wanted.
After the clearout of the weasels and stoats from parliament, we can start afresh. Let's continue to have and abide by referendums whatever the MPs insist is best for voters.
A new style of participative democracy is coming, but not with the current lot at the helm.