A snap survey conducted by the Conservative Home website revealed that 60 per cent of party members believe Mrs May should quit while just 37 per cent of the 1,500 members who took part said she should stay in post.
Almost two thirds of Conservative Party members believe the PM should resign and trigger a leadership contest.
Theresa May was poised to begin appointing ministers to her new Cabinet today and shore up support for her position.
A snap survey conducted by the Conservative Home website revealed that 60% of party members believe Mrs May should quit while just 37% of the 1,500 members who took part said she should stay in post.
If she were to step down it would take the party about three months to go through the process of electing her replacement.
The leadership election is divided into two parts – first Conservative MPs vote, then ordinary party members have a …
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