Theresa May is being urged to carry out a mini-reshuffle ahead of the party’s conference in October to restore her authority.
The Prime Minister is being urged by loyal ministers to clear out some of their colleagues who are seen to have under-performed in her Cabinet or played a role in the disastrous general election campaign.
Cabinet ministers tipped to be moved out included Andrea Leadsom, the Leader of the House, Sajid Javid, the Communities secretary and Sir Patrick McLoughlin, the party’s chairman.
Others who Mrs May is being urged to consider sacking include Philip Hammond, the Chancellor, Sir Michael Fallon, the Defence secretary, and Justine Greening, the Education secretary.
One minister urged Mrs May to have a limited reshuffle before the party conference rather than a more wide ranging change of office.
There has been considerable unease in the party over how the only people...