- Theresa May could step down in a matter of days.
- Reports say her most senior ministers will on Monday tell her to quit after her leadership hit rock bottom.
- The prime minister has lost the support of virtually all of the Conservative party after a week which saw here delay Brexit and blame Members of Parliament for the current crisis in Westminster.
- Michael Gove and David Lidington are being lined up as temporary replacements. 1
The Cabinet has turned against May and is urging her to stand down, Sunday's editions of the Times and the Mail both report, after a week which saw the Brexit crisis worsen and her relationship with MPs hit rock bottom. of her Conservative party and the House of Commons as a whole this week when she blamed MPs for the current deadlock in Westminster about Brexit.
This came before another humiliating night in Brussels on Thursday, where the European Union rejected her three months ago. delay to Brexit and handed here a revised extension plan which she had little choice but to accept.
Here most senior ministers believe that she must stand down and are already lining up a temporary replacement.
At least eleven Cabinet ministers will The newspaper quoted one as saying: "[TheendisnighShewon'tbeprimeministerin10days'time"
Environment Secretary and leading Brexite Michael Gove has the support of the Cabinet's pro-Leave ministers, while government Remainers for May's de facto deputy, David Lidington, May 19, 2009Jack Taylor / Getty Images
There is a widespread feeling in Westminster that May's leadership just got left, with MPs almost certain to reject her Brexit deal for a third time and take control of the process through a number of amendments.
It is thought that the plan is for May's successor to serve as an interim prime minister during the tumultuous next few weeks of Brexit, before the Conservative party holds a contest to choose a long-term leader
Business Insider reported on Saturday that the Tory party's "moderate" wing of pro-EU MPs were discussing who to support in the next Conservative leadership contest amid a shared feeling that it was imm inent.
A party figure who attended a lunch of "moderate" Conservative MPs this week said "everyone" present agreed that May as a prime minister as soon as possible. MP who wants her to stick around. It used to be the ERG but moderates are saying it … Even usually loyal junior ministers were saying it. Nobody thinks she should stick around, "they customs BI.
Tory moderates accept that the party's next long-term leader will almost certainly be someone who campaigned for Brexit in the referendum.Leave campaigners Boris Johnson, Dominic Raab and Andrea Leadsom are all set to run
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