A "special ops unit" has been set up by the party to prepare for the downfall of Rishi Sunak.
A question Rishi Sunak has not exactly been keen to answer.
Former leadership candidate Rehman Chishti says the PM has not spoken to him since entering No.10.
But a government minister said he lost the Tory whip for "anti-Muslim hatred".
The former Tory deputy chairman said it would be "a sign of weakness".
The PM did not enjoy his grilling on BBC Radio Lincolnshire.
But the deputy PM said yesterday that the former Tory deputy chairman lost the whip because he refused to apologise for his remarks about Sadiq Khan
The London mayor accused the Tory pair of stoking "the politics of division".
The former Tory deputy chairman lost the party whip after failing to apologise for his attack on Sadiq Khan.
He said the PM "has a responsibility to stop this slide into ever more toxic rhetoric".