According to the Guardian, in the middle of July, the influential Conservative backbench MP group, the 1922 Committee said they would support the PM if she chose to sack troublesome ministers, a position which has strengthened Theresa May’s hand.
Which cabinet minister will be next to leave the cabinet?
The current odds-on favourite with Ladbrokes is the Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond, with odds of 3/1.
Before the election, the New Statesman reported that the PM had not ruled out sacking him after the election, but he remains in place to this day.
There is even a Change.org petition calling on the PM to sack the chancellor, which has gained over 5,000 signatures since it was started three weeks ago. It is now in the top 15% of Change.org petitions and was started by Henry Zarb.
In bad news for the prime minister, she herself is the second odds-on favourite for being the next minister to leave the cabinet, with odds of 5/1.
Patrick Mcloughlin has odds of 6/1 while Boris Johnson's and Michael Gove’s odds for leaving the cabinet each stand at 10/1.
All odds are accurate on the Ladbrokes website as of 28th July.
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