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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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Environmental groups have criticised the lack of proposed legislation and the lengthy timescales for dealing with problems in the government's new environment strategy. Theresa may launched the 25 year environment plan in a speech on Thursday, setting out the government's goals for preserving and ...
Theresa may is facing growing calls from Conservative MPs to consider higher taxes to fund the struggling NHS, with Nick Boles suggesting an overhaul of national insurance. Boles, a former business minister who was treated for cancer last year, published a paper on Thursday proposing a rebranding of ...

... to the Arctic Circle so that the world would know how much he wanted to hug-a-huskie. The London Wetland Centre in Barnes is at least nearer, though fauna wise, a duck is about as good as it gets, which does invite a similar three word phrase that Theresa may will hope doesn't catch on. (Think about it.
The Prime Minister yesterday launched her 25-year environment strategy, which included a pledge to eliminate all "avoidable" plastic waste such as coffee cups and drinks bottles. However MPs and environment campaigners said that the strategy lacked enough concrete measures to significantly reduce ...
Theresa may's former chief of staff has been accused of meddling in education policy after he claimed Justine Greening had to be sacked because she had blocked attempts to reduce university tuition fees and frustrated schools reform. Nick Timothy, who left his job after the Conservatives lost their majority ...
Theresa may's speech on the environment today, which comes hot on the heels of internal polling by the Tories showing that they are seen as "not caring enough," managed to be both highly significant and utterly underwhelming. Its significance lay in the fact that it happened at all - it is rare to see a Prime ...
Theresa may on Tuesday promoted 11 women and doubled the number of ethnic minorities in her government as she mounted a clearout of middle-aged white male MPs. The Prime Minister said that the reshuffle meant that her Government "looks more like the country it serves" after axing five ...
Theresa may's new party chairman has defended a reshuffle that descended into disarray after ministers refused to move and Justine Greening quit the government in protest at losing her job as education secretary. Brandon Lewis, who is charged with overhauling the Conservative party's organisation, ...
Theresa may has continued the shake-up of her ministerial team by handing jobs to several junior ministers regarded as rising stars, including Dominic Raab, Alok Sharma, Jo Johnson and Sam Gyimah. The prime minister turned her attention to the lower ranks after a cabinet reshuffle on Monday that ...
If a Tory reformation is what is needed, there is a Conservative political tradition that screams out for a revival: pragmatic, moderate, less concerned with ideological purity than steadily getting stuff done. It is one of the grimmer aspects of Theresa may's fate that in her brief burst of confidence, before the ...
Ministers have proposed further changes to Theresa may's critical piece of Brexit legislation in a bid to ward off further defeats at the hands of Tory rebels. Among the proposals are those they say will limit their scope to use so-called "Henry VIII" powers that would allow them to change laws without full ...
Theresa may began the day in cringeworthy style today as the sacked a minister who called his aide sugar t**s and asked her to buy him a sex toy. The PM was under pressure to shake up the government after yesterday's appointments failed to change the pale, male and stale image of her top team.
Theresa may's new top team is now more privileged than before, with more than a third of those attending cabinet educated privately. Research from the Sutton Trust showed 34% of the 29 ministers attending cabinet went to independent schools, compared with 30% of her first cabinet last year. The figures ...
Theresa may has insisted that her government looks "more like the country it serves" after axing a string of white men in their 50s and 60s while promoting a number of younger, female and minority ethnic MPs. The prime minister used the second day of her new year reshuffle to refresh the lower ministerial ...

The prime minister has carried out a new year cabinet reshuffle, prompted by her sacking of Damian Green last month from his job as first secretary of state. Here is a guide to the key members of Theresa may's cabinet now. Chancellor. Philip Hammond - stays in his position. Home Secretary. Amber Rudd - stays in her ...
Theresa may's reshuffle this week is no exception to that - save in one vital respect. This reshuffle showed that she is not the boss. Much touted in advance as a defining moment in Mrs May's leadership, yesterday turned out to be only a trompe l'oeil reshuffle. Most senior ministers - the chancellor, the ...
Theresa may poses outside No 10 Downing Street with Brandon Lewis (left), new Conservative party chairman and minister without portfolio, and James Cleverly, deputy ... David Lidington was justice secretary for six months before being called on by Theresa may to steady the ship in the Cabinet Office.
Jeremy Corbyn has attacked Theresa may's Cabinet reshuffle, branding it a "pointless and lacklustre PR exercise." The Prime Minister's New Year's reshuffle follows her party's poor result at last year's general election in which the Conservatives lost their majority. It also comes as Ms May has fielded attacks ...
In the spirit of all respectable January detoxes, Theresa may's efforts were the political equivalent of forty eight hours off the Malbec and a four minute wobble on the treadmill. For several weeks, this January reshuffle, which remains in progress, has been billed as a chance to "detoxify" the Tory brand.
London -- Theresa may has suffered a shock resignation of a leading government ally as she reshuffled her Cabinet. The Northern Ireland Secretary James Brokenshire stood down due to ill health, as the prime minister prepared to reappoint her top team, a government spokesperson confirmed on ...
captures everything about Theresa may's state of stasis. She is stable for now, until the crunch comes in the autumn, when cake-and-eat-it delusions die. When Brexit is finally defined it can never satisfy the Gove-Redwood-Johnson-Rees-Mogg faction without the Hammond-Rudd-Grieve-Soubry-Clarke ...
London -- A a cabinet reshuffle intended to demonstrate Prime Minister Theresa May's newfound authority seemed to do the opposite on Monday, as she left all her top ministers in place. The most senior figures in Mrs. May's cabinet, including the foreign secretary, Boris Johnson, and the chancellor of ...
On the NHS, Theresa may said thousands of cancelled operations in January were "part of the plan" for coping with pressures on the health service. She said she wanted cancelled operations to be "reinstated as soon as possible", but added the government was "making sure that those who most urgently ...
THE NHS could get a new female boss as Theresa may weighs up promoting Anne Milton to become Health Secretary in a shake-up of her top team. She would replace Jeremy Hunt who pals say is keen for a new role after five years at the helm of Britain's health service. Anne Milton served in the ...
'You're losing it Andy!' Remainer Adonis whines May is 'packing Lords with Brexiteers'. FURIOUS Remainer Lord Adonis has said Theresa may is about to pack the House of Lords with pro-Brexit Tories. By Simon Osborne. PUBLISHED: 09:46, Tue, Jan 2, 2018 | UPDATED: 11:38, Tue, Jan 2, 2018 ...
Theresa may is considering promotions for seven female ministers in a reshuffle next week in a bid to improve the gender balance of her Cabinet. The Prime Minister is contemplating elevating Amber Rudd, the Home Secretary, and Karen Bradley, the culture Secretary. Meanwhile, she is also looking at ...
Ministers are braced for a defeat that would force Theresa may to abandon her much-criticised policy of counting foreign students as immigrants in official statistics. A new Immigration Bill to be brought forward this year will allow MPs to force - and almost certainly win - a vote on the controversy, the Home ...
Theresa may is facing a political defeat which could force her to drop her long-standing commitment to count foreign students as immigrants. See related. Why immigration after Brexit is a fine balancing act · Widespread student loans fraud exposed. Since her time as Home Secretrary, May has resisted calls ...
Theresa may is understood to be considering making a doctor health secretary for the first time in almost eight decades. By DAVID MADDOX. PUBLISHED: PUBLISHED: 22:00, Mon, Jan 1, 2018. 0. Dr Phillip Lee GETTY/CHRISMCANDREW. The last doctor to hold the post of Health Secretary was Dr Walter Elliot between ...
Theresa may's premiership touched rock bottom when she took a phone call from Arlene Foster, the leader of the Democratic Unionist Party, after lunch with Jean-Claude Juncker on 4 December. She thought she had a deal and was about to announce it, and then she didn't. Her appearance on the ...
Britons will feel "renewed confidence and pride" in 2018, Theresa may has said in her new year message. The prime minister said that while Brexit will be "crucial" in the coming year, it is "not the limit" of the government's ambitions. It will focus on schools, the police and NHS to change people's daily lives.
London -- Theresa may will meet French President Emmanuel Macron in January, as the U.K. continues preparations for transition and trade talks with the EU. The timing and location of the meeting has yet to be confirmed, a U.K. official familiar with the plans said, but with May having visited Macron in ...
The Prime Minister Theresa May now increasingly relies on Davis's former permanent secretary to lead negotiations. Official figures show Oliver Robbins has attended 18 days of talks with Davis attending just four. A spokesperson for the Brexit secretary describes the reports as "willfully inaccurate." ...
Gaffes, awkward photos and jokes at her expense. Time to move on for the British PM. By Tim Ball and Jillian Deutsch. 12/28/17, 4:00 AM CET. 2017 was a year of global political turmoil -- but Theresa may seemed to get the worst of it. Her year began with Donald Trump holding her hand. It did not get better. She called a ...
Labour's Lord Adonis celebrated Theresa may's Commons defeat, and promised her more trouble to come. He tweeted: "First step towards defeat of Brexit. And this is before the Lords has got going on the National Betrayal Bill.High-profile Remainer Lord Heseltine has also hit out at the Brexit legislation ...
Theresa may was yesterday given an end-of-year Brexit boost by Germany's foreign minister, who said Britain should be given a bespoke trade deal with the EU. Sigmar Gabriel said he wants a "clever" post-Brexit deal to be struck so it can be used as a model for future trade deals with third countries.
Looking back, it's easy to discern the one, central reason for the freeze: this year, for better or worse, has been Theresa may's year. Every decision the prime minister and her team have made has further entrenched the divisions wrought by the referendum result, and failed to move the nation beyond them.
That Theresa may would spend months saying nothing at all beyond the words "strong and stable leadership" and "coalition of chaos", for which her reward would turn out to be leading the most unstable government in decades, in informal coalition with a clique of puritanical Northern Irish Union Jack ...
Since the general election in June, PM Theresa May's position is perceived to have weakened and this has led to questions over how long she can remain in office, particularly as opinion polls were suggesting the public is dissatisfied with the government's handling of Brexit, explains the research team at ...
human rights groups have demanded that Theresa may launch a government-wide search for missing papers that they say could provide evidence of human rights violations. As Labour called for an investigation into the Guardian revelations and said that the error risked fuelling accusations of a cover-up, ...
'Theresa may threw away a massive majority and let Jeremy Corbyn take the lead in 2017'. Mirror columnist Brian Reade takes a look back at 2017, which has been a year of huge political upheaval. Share; Comments. Brian Reade. By. Brian Reade. 20:45, 26 DEC 2017. Newsopinion. 2017 was the year Theresa may gave ...
Britain's rural communities have warned Theresa may they could turn against her if she goes ahead with her plan to abandon the Tory manifesto pledge to hold a vote on bringing back fox hunting. Downing Street did not deny reports that the Prime Minister was preparing to drop the pledge in a speech ...
Theresa may will reportedly abandon her Conservative general election manifesto pledge to give MPs a free vote on whether to overturn the fox hunting ban. According to the Sunday Times, the Prime Minister will in early 2018 announce plans to permanently drop the commitment to a House of Commons ...
The Prime Minister's message calls on the country to live up to its Christian values, while the Labour leader said he hoped people would do more to make the UK "the kind of society we want to live in". Neither Brexit nor the June general election were mentioned by either politician. Read more ...
"Let us take pride in our Christian heritage", Theresa may has said, as she paid tribute to the armed forces and emergency services in her Christmas message. The Prime Minister thanked "all those whose service to others means they will be spending time away from their loved ones this Christmas".
London -- If Santa is listening, here's a suggestion about what to deliver Prime Minister Theresa May of Britain and David Davis, her chief Brexit negotiator: a copy of Yanis Varoufakis's "Adults in the Room." Mr. Varoufakis is the former Greek finance minister and his book sets out in excruciating detail the ...
European leaders are set to give their approval for Brexit talks to move on to their next phase, after receiving assurances from Theresa may that she will continue to drive the process forward despite defeat in the House of Commons. But European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker warned that ...


 

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