Jeremy Corbyn has accumulated a 5-point lead over Theresa May just weeks after the 2017 General Election amid Tory turmoil.

In a devastating blow to the Prime Minister, The Sunday Times discovered Labour's leader is proving to be more popular in recent opinion polls.

The survey questioned a sample of 5,000 people, who provided Mrs May with a favourability rating of -17 points, whilst Mr. Corbyn achieved a score of +17. This will only add to Labour's momentum if another general election was called tomorrow, especially after the party performed better than expected on June 8th, gaining 34 seats.

One of the constituencies they acquired included Canterbury, which had been Conservative since 1841.

Labour's election result benefitted from a large turnout of electors aged 18-24. The Labour leader used this bounce as an opportunity to address many of the people who helped him gain more seats at the expense of the Tories to address attendees at Glastonbury this weekend.

'Another world is possible.'

Addressing the crowd, he said another world is possible if everyone comes together to make it happen. He added that he wants to achieve a better society for all.

This will only add another blow to Mrs May's chances of remaining as Prime Minister into the near future.

She has vowed to continue as Prime Minister with her Chief of Staff, Gavin Barwell.

In the face of a humiliating election result, many of her key members of staff resigned, including her former chiefs of staff, former communications director, press secretary and two policy experts.

A source close to Blasting News said the 1922 Committee placed a lot of pressure on the Conservative leadership to issue policies that engage with young people.

The Daily Express reported that Chancellor Philip Hammond is being urged by many Tory MPs to replace the Conservative leader as Prime Minister and lead the Brexit negotiations.

'A caretaker leader.'

However, many MPs have said he should only remain as a caretaker leader before the party elects a new leader to lead them into the next general election.

They added that he should be installed as leader by the time of the Conservative Party Conference in October.

A former cabinet colleague told The Sunday Times that Mr. Hammond believes he is the right man for the job. But MPs in the party are suspicious of 'Spreadsheet Phil' as Eurosceptics fear he could push for a 'soft' Brexit.

This could mean jobs and business are prioritised before controls on immigration should he become Prime Minister.

Many Brexiteers are pushing for Brexit Secretary David Davis to become his deputy. One Tory minister told The Daily Express he is a more credible caretaker than the current Prime Minister. They added that Mrs May's brand is damaged beyond repair, especially after she was heckled at a church for her handling of the Grenfell Tower fire.

This was caused by her failure to win an overall majority for the Conservatives at the recent general election only a year into her premiership, despite healthy opinion poll leads and successive local election results.

But other cabinet ministers tipped to take over from the Prime Minister include Mr. Davis or Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson.

'A woman of extraordinary qualities.'

Mr. Johnson has said he has no intention to stand against Mrs May before the Brexit negotiations are concluded in April 2019.

A series of Whatsapp messages which were leaked to press show that Mr. Johnson believes the Prime Minister to be a woman of extraordinary qualities.

The Daily Telegraph reported some Conservative MPs believe Mr.

Davis is too old to become Prime Minister because he is nearly 70. They also fear that he is unpopular after failing to defeat David Cameron during the 2005 leadership contest.

Another concern is that he pressured the Prime Minister into calling a snap election.

The Foreign Secretary's deputy, Sir Alan Duncan, urged him to stop playing games as there are no credible alternatives to Mrs May as Prime Minister. Those comments were shared by many allies of Mr. Davis.

Mr. Duncan also disagreed with his boss' optimistic assumptions about Brexit, warning people a deal will not be easy to achieve.

He added if anyone believes that to be the case, they should resign from politics.