Watch an outspoken Tory admit Theresa May doesn’t want to be PM anymore, as the rebellion grows [VIDEO]

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Nadine Dorries is the latest Conservative MP to suggest that the Prime Minister is living on borrowed time.

She spoke on the Peston on Sunday show on ITV and was asked about the Conservatives’ short-term prospects. Her response was simple. And it puts a final end to Theresa May’s discredited ‘strong and stable‘ mantra.

A simple question

Peston decided to focus on ways forward for the beleaguered May administration. He asked:

Would you back her [May] to lead your party into the next general election?

After a short pause, Dorries delivered a decisive response:

I don’t think she wants to lead it into the next general election.

She also went on to admit that despite that, from a tactical point of view:

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trying to replace Theresa May as Prime Minister now is so dangerous

and that

… she is going to remain in that job because we want her to remain in that job.

A government at war with itself

Dorries’ statements come at a difficult time for the Prime Minister. May has struggled since the calamitous June election. And after her disastrous speech on the last day of the Tory conference she’s facing open rebellion within her own party.

Former Conservative Party chairman Grant Shapps has assembled at least 30 Tory MPs to support an attempted coup. And May has been publicly undermined by Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson on several occasions. Now, one of her supportive colleagues has revealed on national television that May’s heart is not in it and she only remains in the job to fend off a possible election.

The Tories know their time is up.

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