Demands include pulling Britain out of the European human rights treaty so the government can finally stop the boats.

Leading Brexiteers, including Sir Iain Duncan Smith, and influential newer MPs such as Miriam Cates, will urge the PM to be radical and “speak the language” of working people.

A source said: “This is a gathering of the clans. The liberal threat in traditional seats is nonsense. We need to tack to the right if we are going to win.”

Mr Sunak will head to Manchester next Sunday for his first party conference as Prime Minister.

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He will be hoping for a smoother ride than predecessor Liz Truss, whose premiership was badly derailed when party in-fighting forced her into a chaotic late-night u-turn over tax policy at last year’s event. She quit just a fortnight later.

But powerful groups on the right of the party are working together to put pressure on Mr Sunak to “advance an authentically Conservative message”.

The Common Sense Group and its sister arm, the New Conservatives, which is made up exclusively of newer intake MPs, are linking up with the European Research Group, which was instrumental in fighting for a true Brexit after the referendum.

Sir John Redwood, who created the Thatcherite No Turning Back Group, is also involved.

The powerful alliance of old and new right-wing factions in the party is insistent that poor poll ratings should not be used as a way by Tory centrists to push a liberal agenda.

MPs believe that threat from Sir Ed Davey’s Liberal Democrats in the so-called blue wall southern seats is overblown as he is the party’s “least impressive” leader in its history.

Instead, they will call for the focus to be on the new coalition of voters who backed the party in 2019 under Boris Johnson’s “radical” Conservative agenda.

The rally at the party’s autumn conference in Manchester next month will see the right “unite to lay out their stall for robust, sound policies which appeal to our new coalition of Conservative voters”.

Sir John Hayes, the chairman of the Common Sense Group and president of the New Conservatives, said: “The CSG has worked closely with the government but is when necessary a critical friend.

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“We are not there to be a mouthpiece for everything the government does but we have been supportive of government because we want Rishi Sunak to succeed.

“But we know that for success to happen, we must be advancing an authentically Conservative message.

“There’s no point having unity for unity’s sake. It has to be for a purpose and the purpose is to deliver on the people’s will.”

He said the groups come up with “new concepts around old ideas”.

Writing in the Daily Express, Sir John said it was time for the Prime Minister to take Britain out of the European Convention on Human Rights.

He added: “My Party must resist the overtures of those who urge it to tack towards the liberal elite’s woke consensus.

“Which means fighting and winning the so-called culture war, not pandering to the militants of Black Lives Matter nor the extremists of the transsexual brigade.

“It means prioritising people’s wellbeing, as the Prime Minister just has in defending car, van and lorry drivers from the crazed devotees of a climate apocalypse.

“And it means too fulfilling Rishi’s promise to stop the boats by any means necessary, including freeing our nation from the diktats of the supranational ECHR.”

The New Conservatives, which have already released policy proposals on migration and education reform, are expected to release a paper on the economy at the conference.

Ms Cates, a founder member of the group, said: “The news of recent weeks demonstrates that the Prime Minister’s five pledges are delivering and the plan is working.

“Now, though, is the time though to build a manifesto that proves we are still the party for working people and that our values are their values.”

Mr Sunak’s decision to announce he is delaying punishing green deadlines banning the sale of new petrol cars and boilers has been seen as the first step by many on the right to turning around the party’s ailing fortunes.

Polling released yesterday found the country is divided over the policy, with 47 percent backing the move and 46 per cent believing it was the wrong decision.

But crucially, seven in 10 of the 2019 Conservative voters aware of the announcement supported the move compared with 24 percent of Labour supporters.

It is not all good news for the Prime Minister however, as his ratings have worsened since July, with 52 percent believing he is doing a bad job up 13 points.

The Ipsos polling found Labour receives higher trust scores than the Conservatives on the cost of living and environment, although the balance of opinion is still negative.

Gideon Skinner, head of political research at Ipsos UK, said: “Rishi Sunak is facing a balancing act with his recent announcement on delaying or cancelling some Net Zero policies, needing to show the public he is still taking climate change seriously while also addressing concerns about the cost of living.

“These latest results suggest the immediate public reaction to the announcement is split, with as many thinking it was the right decision as the wrong one – with at least his own 2019 base more clearly in favour.

“However, there is less sign that it has improved overall levels of trust in the Conservatives on the cost of living, while confidence in them on the environment is also low.

“More work is needed both to deliver improvements on the economy and to engage with public concerns that a long-term approach on climate change really is being taken, in order to change people’s minds.”

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