PM: 'No lurch to the right'

The Prime Minister said he will not be tempted to 'lurch to the right' but will battle on to keep the Tories on the "common ground" of politics. David Cameron said he will not "abandon" the government's plan for the country.

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Poll: Muted support for David Cameron ‘rivals’

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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