A YouGov poll for The Sunday Times suggested 48 per cent of people thought she should stand down, with 38 per cent saying she should stay, while Survation for the Mail on Sunday had 49 per cent of people saying she should quit, with 38 per cent saying she should remain in the post.
The Survation study gave Labour a five-point lead over the Tories, with Jeremy Corbyn’s party on 45 per cent and the Tories on 39 per cent.
YouGov also found Ms May and Mr Corbyn are neck-and-neck when the public were asked who would make the best prime minister – with both leaders on 39 per cent.
George Osborne has said Ms May’s days in Downing Street were clearly numbered, labelling her a “dead woman walking”. [...]
In the same poll, the Foreign Secretary, Boris Johnson, was favourite to replace her, with 26 per cent choosing him. [...]