Baroness Warsi has said in an interview that a Government minister has talked to her about resigning in protest over policy toward Israel and Hamas.
In an interview with Channel 4 News, the former Home Office minister added that there was "unease" on the backbenches over the Gaza conflict and said that one "senior Conservative" backencher had been "on the phone in tears".
She said she hoped her resignation would leave "people who feel the same as I do feel prepared to raise those voices within Government".
More top news
An emergency services team performed open-heart surgery on a woman in her forties at the scene of a car crash on Monday.
High pressure gives us a settled and very cold start to the new week.
Hull City midfielder Ryan Mason has been able to speak of the incident during the Chelsea match which saw him taken to hospital.