In a snap poll of the for the influential Tory grassroots website, 55 per cent want their MPs to vote against Johnson.
Last month, in the wake of civil servant Sue Gray’s report into Partygate, as well as the government’s emergency measures to combat the cost-of-living crisis, that figure was 41 per cent.
By contrast, the same percentage of those polled now believe “Conservative MPs should not vote to remove Johnson as Party leader” – down from 58 per cent in April.
It comes after the PM ranked bottom in the publication’s annual Cabinet league table, sitting at a dismal -15 points and over 14 points behind second-lowest Ben Elliot, the party’s co-chairman.
It seems as though the long Jubilee weekend has not helped the PM’s popularity among the party faithful. All eyes are on whether Tory MPs listen to their supporters’ concerns.
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