Henry Smith’s comments come as Jacob Rees-Mogg told MPs to head back to parliament after recess.
The lifetime appointment means he will no longer have to face an election and can remain in government as environment minister.
Andrew Bridgen said the Brexit Party leader should be honoured as part of a healing process urged by Boris Johnson.
The pair showed no signs of the difficulties they have had since Mrs May became Tory leader and Prime Minister in 2016.
With MPs due back in on Tuesday and then having to break off at some point for Christmas, the PM could have a busy week ahead.
Boris Johnson's agreement with the EU should now pass if tonight’s exit poll is an accurate reflection of the general election outcome.
The prime minister was unable to say where claims there would be 52 more murders a year under Labour had come from.
A church in the Prime Minister’s Uxbridge and South Ruislip constituency held its election event last night but Mr Johnson did not participate.
The Prime Minister looks set to avoid an encounter with the BBC journalist, who has taken apart other party leaders including Jeremy Corbyn.
Everything you need to know about the three major political parties' stances are on Brexit in the run-up to the general election.
Linden Kemkaran said abuse aimed at Conservatives is “eerily similar to the bad old days of discrimination, bigotry and intolerance”.
Lia Nici said the failure to leave the EU was down to people voting for Labour MPs who consistently vote against Brexit.
Mr Johnson has faced calls to be interviewed by the forensic Andrew Neil, who subjected Jeremy Corbyn and Nicola Sturgeon to intense interviews last week.
The Labour leader has used the documents to suggest the NHS is “on the table” as part of a post-Brexit deal with the US, although this has been denied by Tories.
A fact checker says new tactics have misled voters and it should not be possible for political parties to get away with it.
Boris Johnson’s Twitter account posted legal background about why the attacker had been let out of prison early on licence.
Best for Britain has published an estimate that 117,314 Remainers would swing the result away from the Tory leader.