Victoria Atkins currently works alongside the Home Secretary as a minister
Louth and Horncastle's MP is backing Sajid Javid as next leader of the Conservative Party.
Victoria Atkins has been named on the Home Secretary's nomination paper.
She works, as a Home Office Minister.
In total there are ten candidates in the first ballot, the results of which will be known on Thursday.
That's the same day the current front runner Boris Johnson will be at a fundraising dinner in Grantham.