There is little support for a senior figure in the Conservative Party to take over from David Cameron, according to new research, despite renewed pressure on the Prime Minister.
Cameron has come under fire following the Conservative Party’s poor showing in the Eastleigh by-election.
But a YouGov poll for the Sunday Times found that only William Hague becoming leader would make respondents more likely to vote Conservative – and only by a small margin.
George Osborne, Theresa May and Michael Gove would make voters less likely to vote Conservative if they led the party, according to the research.
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