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The Conservative leadership is under fire from Tory backbenchers again today with reports that rebels are targeting both David Cameron and George Osborne.
The Daily Mail claims Tory MPs are preparing to send a letter to Mr Cameron urging him to replace the Chancellor if the UK’s economic performance does not pick up after this year’s Budget.
Meanwhile Mr Cameron could face a vote of no confidence in his leadership in 2014 if Tory poll ratings do not improve, according to the Guardian.
The fresh unrest comes as new polling shows that David Cameron's pledge of an In-Out referendum has attracted former Tory voters back to the party but failed to 'switch' votes from Labour or Lib Dems.
The research from Lord Ashcroft found that Labour’s lead had narrowed to five points but that attitudes towards the Tories had not significantly shifted.
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