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 United Kingdom Prime Minister Theresa May

Theresa Mary May (née Brasier; born 1 October 1956) is the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom and the Leader of the Conservative Party. She has also been the Member of Parliament (MP) for Maidenhead since 1997. May identifies as a one-nation conservative and is characterised as a liberal conservative. She is the second woman to hold the post of UK Prime Minister.

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LGBTQ Advocates Hope Theresa May's 'Regret' Over Anti-Gay Laws Will Prompt Change. "It's time ... LONDON, April 17 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - LGBT campaigners were hopeful on Tuesday that a call by British Prime Minister Theresa May for Commonwealth countries to reform outdated ...
Theresa May has backed a Cabinet minister who sparked outrage when she insisted the so-called "rape clause" in tax credit claims gives victims "an opportunity to talk". Esther McVey, the Work and Pensions Secretary, came under fire after defending the two-child cap on receiving the benefits - unless ...

Theresa May, in her apology to Caribbean leaders, described the violations as simply unforeseen fallout from recently introduced policies that clamped down on the undocumented. Yet in her six years as home secretary she was the high priestess of hostile environments for immigrants. But the ...
This was the inevitable consequence of the thuggish, fundamentalist approach to immigrants that Theresa May baked into every layer of the Home Office bureaucracy during her six years running it. Britain can create a sustainable, fair immigration system that works for everyone: a system that's built ...
Victory is fleeting. Theresa May's bombshell that it was the last Labour government not her, who oversaw the decision to destroy the landing cards that would have provided proof of residence to Generation Windrush successfully floored Jeremy Corbyn in the chamber but is rapidly coming unstuck ...
Theresa May will tell the Queen today that the UK will commit to "sustaining this Commonwealth" amid reports that Prince of Wales will be told he can succeed her as the head of the organisation. Up to 47 Commonwealth leaders from across six continents are to gather at Buckingham Palace today ... Britain

Theresa May stands accused of misleading parliament over the case of a man denied vital cancer treatment because the Home Office disputed his immigration status. Ms May told MPs that Albert Thompson would receive care he is entitled to, after reports that he is being refused it despite having lived ...
LONDON -- Theresa May has suffered a major defeat on her plans to leave the customs union after peers voted for an amendment to the Brexit bill that could force the government to retain customs ties with the EU. The House of Lords voted by a huge majority of 348 to 225 for an amendment to the European ...
LONDON -- After ordering British forces into action in Syria, Prime Minister Theresa May faced criticism from lawmakers on Monday, with many of them seeming to resent being bypassed over the decision, more than the strikes themselves. Speaking in Parliament, Mrs. May argued that the "limited, ... UK
Theresa May should be held to account for her record on Russia: Mirror Politics morning briefing. The Prime Minister repeatedly rejected requests from Labour and Tory MPs to take tougher action against Moscow. Share; Comments. Jason Beattie. By. Jason BeattieHead of politics. 08:42, 19 MAR 2018. Newsopinion. UK
THE mettle of a national leader is revealed in a crisis. Margaret Thatcher was made by the Falklands. Anthony Eden was broken by Suez. So far, Theresa May's handling of the Salisbury chemical attack has been the most impressive episode of her premiership. By Leo McKinstry. PUBLISHED: 08:08, Mon, ... UK
This detached, Olympian body never “pushes a line”, it simply hands down great thunderbolts of truth. In the run-up to the European Council Theresa May attends this week, it is time for the genuine truth and real facts to be faced up to. These are as the Prime Minister insists they are, not as the Commission ... UK
Former double-agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia, who were exposed to a toxic substance in the English town of Salisbury, are still fighting for their lives. This week Theresa May blamed Vladimir Putin for this attack, although she did not provide solid evidence for this. In response she has expelled ... UK
European Unioncitizens moving to Britain during the Brexit transition period will have the right to stay indefinitely after Theresa May caved to Brussels to secure a deal extending the UK's membership of the single market and customs union. The prime minister had vowed in February to “battle the EU” over ... UK
Is Theresa May Macbeth? Might King Lear agree with Jeremy Corbyn? On Monday night, one of Europe's leading political thinkers – former Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis – will tell a London theatre audience the lessons for contemporary politics and economics that he believes can be found in ... UK
THERESA May spent £18million on last year's General Election but still ended up losing her majority in Parliament, new figures show. The Conservatives spent £18.5million compared to Labour which spent £11million, and the Lib Dems which dished out £6.7million. Theresa May spent £7million more than ... UK

The ex-leader of Theresa May's Downing Street policy board has said he will not back her Brexit deal if it creates a hard border in Ireland. George Freeman MP warned that time is running out to resolve the issue which he said is a “red line” for himself and other Conservative backbenchers. Brexit Secretary ... UK
File photo of Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May. ... London: Britain is very concerned by allegations that the British data firm Cambridge Analytica exploited data on millions of Facebook users without their authorisation in election campaigns, a spokesman for Prime Minister Theresa May said on Monday. UK
Solidarity with Theresa May: What world leaders are saying about the Salisbury attack. Donald Trump and Angela ... Theresa May has won support from allies around the world as she prepares to announce tough sanctions on Russia following the Salisbury chemical attack. She has spent much of the last ... UK
Theresa May: UK will expel 23 Russian diplomats over spy poisoning, biggest expulsion since Cold War. By The Associated Press. LONDON — Mar 14, 2018, 8:45 AM ET. 0 Shares. Email. Star. 0 Shares. Email · Theresa May: UK will expel 23 Russian diplomats over spy poisoning, biggest expulsion since Cold War. UK
Nicola Sturgeon has said she believes the stalemate with the UK government over its Brexit bill can be resolved. Scotland's first minister was speaking as she left talks with Prime Minister Theresa May in Downing Street. The pair have been at loggerheads over what happens to powers in devolved areas ... UK
First, on behalf of the whole House, let me pay tribute once again to the bravery and professionalism of all the emergency services, doctors, nurses and investigation teams who have led the response to this appalling incident. And also to the fortitude of the people of Salisbury. Let me reassure them that ... UK
Just a 10-minute walk from Westminster, across the Thames from the giant ferris wheel filled with tourists, is a building that's at the very heart of the problem facing Theresa May. Flats 138A and 138B at 4 Whitehall Court are believed to be owned by Russian Deputy Prime Minister Igor Shuvalov. The amount ... UK
Theresa May addresses the House of Commons about the poisoning of Sergei Skripal. Photograph: Reuters. The prime minister's decision to expel 23 diplomats, to cancel high-level contacts and to name Vladimir Putin had come as no surprise, given the lack of response from the Russians following the ... UK
In the most dramatic foreign-policy clash between Russia and Britain in decades, British Prime Minister Theresa May announced the expulsion of 23 Russian diplomats and the termination of all high-level diplomatic contact following the poisoning of former spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter, Yulia, ... UK
Prime Minister Theresa May suspended high-level contacts with Russia and expelled 23 Russian diplomats over the poisoning of a former Russian double agent on British soil. She vowed to crack down on Russian spies, corrupt elites and ill-gotten wealth in Britain. Our correspondent explains why ... UK
LONDON — Few world leaders have looked weaker lately than Theresa May, the British prime minister. Yet in Parliament on Wednesday, she vowed to stand tough in the escalating confrontation with Russia over the use of a nerve agent to poison one of its former spies on British soil. In language ... UK
'May has NO SOLUTION' Brussels slams PM's Brexit stance in SHOCK leaked document. THERESA May's Brexit stance has been slammed by top European Union officials, who claim the Prime Minister has "no solution" to avoid a hard Irish border. By Tom Parfitt Tom Parfitt. PUBLISHED: 21:41, Tue, Mar 6 ... UK
The Irish Prime Minister has rejected Theresa May's suggestion of the US-Canada border as a model for Ireland after Brexit, pointing out it has “people in uniforms with arms and dogs”. Leo Varadkar spoke out after Ms May surprised MPs by saying “we are looking” at arrangements at the crossing in North ... UK
According to Theresa May, I am still a person even though I am a renter. Arguably the most condescending pronouncement of her reign so far was delivered against an unfortunate brick-wall backdrop, creating an open goal for the obvious metaphor generation (suggesting she was bricking it or has her ... UK
Defying the naysayers who predicted a breakdown of her Cabinet and a deepening of divisions in her party, May gave a speech setting out the U.K.'s negotiating position going into Phase 2 that was endorsed by all her ministers and which was praised by Brexiteer and pro-EU backbenchers alike. That was ... UK
Theresa May's administration is standing firm, however. It has agreed that 86 powers and responsibilities should go straight to Edinburgh, but wants to hold on to a further 25 until UK-wide frameworks can be agreed. Its concern is that without such binding agreements, the SNP might introduce changes in ... UK
The EU branded Theresa May's approach to Brexit 'double cherry picking' in an internal document, it emerged last night. The Brussels analysis of the Prime Minister's Mansion House speech on Friday, said it had been more about managing Tory backbenchers than proposing sensible solutions on trade. UK
Theresa May has vowed to challenge Saudi Arabia over its human rights record and its role in the devastating civil war in Yemen as the Crown Prince jets into London for high-level talks. Mohammed bin Salman will receive the red-carpet treatment when he arrives in the UK on Wednesday for a three-day ... UK
Young people without family wealth are "right to be angry" at not being able to buy a home, Theresa May has said. Announcing reforms to planning rules in England, the PM said home ownership was largely unaffordable to those not backed by "the bank of mum and dad". This disparity was entrenching ... UK
Often, listening to Theresa May feels like sticking your head between two mirrored wardrobe doors and seeing your own reflection self-replicate into infinity. No Theresa May speech is complete without countless references to previous Theresa May speeches, to the extent where even if you and the Prime ... UK
Theresa May has joked that she called a snap general election last year only to avoid getting out of a speech to journalists, and that she might do the same again this Easter. During a speech at the Westminster correspondents dinner on Wednesday, the prime minister said of last year's gathering: “I was ... UK
Theresa May has published a previously secret direction relating to MI5's use of agents who participate in crime. The Prime Minister confirmed that the area of the Security Service's work was kept under review by a watchdog. In a written statement to Parliament, Ms May referred to a direction which ... UK
On Brexit, I have decided, I am neither a Moggite nor a Corbynite but a Mayite. The Prime Minister's approach – fudge the whole thing so that nobody has a clue what you're trying to do – seems to me the wisest strategy. As I have said before, the people's wish to leave the EU cannot be implemented ... UK
Theresa May makes rare reference to British spies' criminality. The Prime Minister is facing calls to reveal the guidance on when UK agents can commit criminal offences and how far they can go. 23:51, UK, Thursday 01 March 2018. Theresa May. Image: Theresa May revealed the secret function in a written statement to ... UK
At Prime Minister's Questions, Theresa May did not merely argue that a customs union with the EU (as proposed by Labour) would be the wrong policy for the UK. It would, she declared, “betray the vote of the British people”. May argued that the denial of the freedom for the UK to strike its own trade deals ... UK
Theresa May will urge the warring Brexit tribes to put their differences behind them on Friday as she promises to deliver a deal with Brussels that will keep Britain an “open, outward-looking, tolerant, European democracy”. In a carefully calibrated speech, its platform hastily relocated from Newcastle to ... UK
Theresa May has so far given three major Brexit speech - the Tory conference one in 2016, which firmly ruled out a soft Brexit; Lancaster House, which confirmed that, and announced a transition and a vote in parliament; and Florence, which proposed a standstill transition and promised payments to the EU ... UK
Theresa May to outline her five tests for Brexit in Mansion House speech. The PM will use the final "Road to Brexit" address to set out hopes of the "broadest and deepest possible agreement" with the EU. 08:08, UK, Friday 02 March 2018. Anti-Brexit demonstrators wave EU and Union flags outside the Houses of Parliament. UK
What says 'Theresa May' more than a comic speech at a boozy dinner for a room full of journalists? That was the question the Prime Minister found herself asking a room of well hydrated hacks at last night's Westminster Correspondents Dinner. May took a break from the Irish border to regale journalists ... UK
Slipping taxpayer-funded gifts of up to £2,000 a year to wealthy families with young children is an outrageous subsidy for the privileged. Theresa May is running a government for the affluent, even though homelessness and reliance on foodbanks are rising, and the NHS is crying out for resources. Instead of ... UK
The Taoiseach has stressed to UK Prime Minister Theresa May the importance of having the details of a "backstop option" in the EU–UK deal aimed at protecting the invisible ... Theresa May is due to give another speech giving more detail on British vision for its future relationship with the EU this Friday. UK
The legal text of the agreement is expected to omit compromise language insisted upon by Theresa May, who said that “no new regulatory barriers” would come into play between mainland Britain and Northern Ireland after Brexit. One EU official mocked the British position by comparing it to “Narnia.”. UK
The revamped stance by Labour - especially its specific call to remain in a “customs union” with the European bloc - makes it now more likely that Prime Minister Theresa May is headed toward a parliamentary showdown, not only with Labour but with “Brexit rebels” in her own Conservative Party ... UK


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