Ouellet agrees to have confidence vote on her Bloc leadership brought forward

Martine Ouellet has agreed to have a confidence vote on her Bloc Québécois leadership brought forward.

Details will be hammered out at a party meeting next month

Bloc Québécois Leader Martine Ouellet has come under fire since the resignation of seven of the Bloc's 10 MPs late last month over her leadership style. (Jacques Boissinot/Canadian Press)

Martine Ouellet has agreed to have a confidence vote on her Bloc Québécois leadership brought forward.

She made the announcement in Ottawa Monday.

Details will be hammered out at a party meeting in Quebec on April 29.

The vote is expected to be held by telephone or internet in the following months.

Originally, the leadership vote was scheduled only for 2019.

Ouellet has come under fire since the resignation of seven of the Bloc's 10 MPs late last month over her leadership style.