Mrs May is expected to use a major election speech tomorrow to emphasise how the UK can build a richer and more egalitarian society once it is free of the European Union (EU).
Campaigner insiders are said to be keen to paint a positive image as the election campaign heads into its final stages asa a way of reversing the declining fortunes of the Conservative Party which has seen its original sizeable lead crumble.
When Mrs May called the election on April 18 the Conservatives had a lead of 17.8 points over Labour which has since declined with one poll yesterday indicating the advantage had been shredded to just six points.
The party suffered a backlash over its plans to cut pensioner benefits and force thousands more to pay for social care in its manifesto.
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Jeremy Corbyn during a visit to Hackney Marshes Football Pitches, to highlight Labour's manifesto commitment to ensure 5% of the Premier League's television rights income is diverted to the grassroots game, during a General Election campaign
Mrs May, 60, eventually caved into pressure from worried Tory candidates and performed a U-turn to cap care costs after initially ruling out that option.
Media reports over the weekend also highlighted alleged divisions amongst party aides over how to handle the situation over the so-called ‘dementia tax’.
Reports highlighted a disagreement between Nick Timothy and Fiona Hill over the issue which had disrupted the party’s campaign.
A source told The Sunday Times: “Staff have no idea who is in charge and get different orders from different people.”
However Defence Secretary Sir Michael Fallon dismissed the talk as “tittle tattle”.
Tory leader Theresa May during the election campaign
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Mrs May is expected to still face pressure to clarify the Tories’ position on social care costs and benefits for pensioners which still seems to be shrouded in mystery.
Home Secretary Amber Rudd told the BBC’s Andrew Marr Show: “The Prime Minister has said yes, there will be a cap but we are not sure where the cap will be.
“What we are saying is we will have a green paper to make sure that we set it at the right level and we consider all the other alternatives.”
Sir Michael was equally vague when he appeared on ITV, telling Robert Peston: some people will be expected … to make a contribution to raising the quality of social care”.
Theresa May at the G7 summit
He said: “Everybody knows that we have to get more money into social care, that carers need to be better paid, that the quality of care homes needs to be improved, that we need to reduce the pressure on the NHS and that some people have to pay at the moment, but we’ve introduced a safeguard so that people will not be losing their homes, their savings will be protected."
Some pollsters say the dramatic narrowing of the polls in the past two weeks has been driven by women voters deserting the Tories although Conservative campaign sources dispute that.
In a YouGov poll the Tories still have a 10-point lead over Labour among men, but among women it is down to just three.