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Theresa May: Former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom
Theresa Mary May, Lady May(; née Brasier; born 1 October 1956) is a British politician who served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom and Leader of the Conservative Party from 2016 to 2019. May served as Home Secretary from 2010 to 2016 and has been Member of Parliament (MP) for Maidenhead in Berkshire since 1997. Ideologically, she identifies herself as a one-nation conservative.


Theresa May insists she will not vote for controversial Brexit legislation [Video]

Theresa May insists she will not vote for controversial Brexit legislation

Theresa May has said she cannot support the United Kingdom Internal MarketBill.

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Theresa May insists she will not vote for Brexit legislation [Video]

Theresa May insists she will not vote for Brexit legislation

Theresa May has said she will not support the government’s controversial Brexit legislation, warning it will cause "untold damage" to the UK and threaten the future of the Union. The former prime..

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Former PM Theresa May questions Government over trust [Video]

Former PM Theresa May questions Government over trust

Tory former prime minister Theresa May raised concerns in the Commons overtrust, after the Government planned changes to the Withdrawal Agreement. Shesaid: “The UK Government signed the Withdrawal..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 01:28Published

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Theresa May 'cannot support' government's Brexit bill

The former PM argues the legislation will "damage trust", but ministers say it will protect the UK.
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Scientist jailed for sending fake poison to Theresa May

Christopher Doyle sent the white powder a month after ex-Russian spy Sergei Skripal was poisoned.
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Trump had public meltdown over missed phone call from Putin, former No 10 aide says

'If Putin wants a call with me you just put him through,' US president yelled according to Theresa May's former chief of staff
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Primodos scandal: Government should consider 'redress' for victims of pregnancy test drug, says Theresa May

'Lives have suffered as a result' of drug's use, former PM says
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Boris Johnson's first year in polling: From dizzying heights to damning lows

After dragging the numbers up from where Theresa May left them, the prime minister has let them plunge again
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Theresa May criticises surge in black people being stopped and searched since coronavirus pandemic

'You should not be stopped on the streets of our country simply because of the colour of your skin'
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Theresa May criticised Boris Johnson's decision to appoint national security adviser with no direct experience

Theresa May has criticised Boris Johnson's decision to appoint an ally with no direct experience as his next national security adviser.
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Donald Trump 'bullied and got nasty' with Theresa May during phone calls, officials claim

Former prime minister got nervous and flustered during 'humiliating' conversations with US president, Carl Bernstein investigation reveals
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Boris Johnson 'betraying' trans people by scrapping plans to make changing gender easier

Plans for updated Gender Recognition Act brought in under Theresa May scrapped
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Birmingham inmate 'threatened to kill PM and eat Theresa May'

Rakeem Malik sent threats to Boris Johnson and other MPs on behalf of "Jihadis of England".
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UK's progress on social mobility 'disappointing' despite pledges by Boris Johnson and Theresa May, says watchdog

Experts warn of lack of progress by government despite successive prime ministers pledging to address inequality as a priority
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Theresa May's former aide defends hostile environment as 'sensible policy' despite Windrush scandal

Nick Timothy's remarks prompt accusations of 'astounding ignorance and callousness'
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Birmingham inmate admits sending threats to PM and MPs

Rakeem Malik sent threats to Boris Johnson, Jess Phillips, Rosie Cooper and Theresa May.
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Priti Patel's answers are not so much a word salad as a motorway pileup involving only Ocado vans

At least Theresa May kept her non-answers brief
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Theresa May urges government to consider impact of lockdown on domestic abuse victims

'Clear' evidence that coronavirus restrictions increasing violence against partners, former prime minister warns Commons
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Streatham attack: Bill stopping early release of jailed terrorists passes unopposed in Commons

Former PM Theresa May urges more attention on rehabilitation, warning: 'Terrorist offenders will still be released at some point'
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UK's ability to track suspected terrorists and major criminals at risk because of Brexit, Raab admits

Access to vital EU crime-fighting databases could be lost, MPs told - after Theresa May warns they 'keep us safe'
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Boris Johnson could axe hundreds of government projects as he orders ministers to cut waste

Pet schemes of David Cameron and Theresa May could be scrapped as ministers told to root out all wasteful spending
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Boris Johnson announces new law to stop foreign spies and biggest overhaul of foreign policy 'since the Cold War'

Legislation, to 'disrupt hostile state activity', was promised by Theresa May but shelved because of Brexit logjam
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General election 2019: Theresa May re-elected with reduced majority

The former prime minister saw her lead reduced by a swing to the Liberal Democrats.
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General election: Anger as Boris Johnson refuses to attend his own constituency hustings

PM declines local debate invitations despite Theresa May and David Cameron previously attending events in their constituencies
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Theresa May unveils statue of 'virulently antisemitic' first woman MP

Bronze monument commemorates 100th anniversary of her election
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Nancy Astor: Theresa May to unveil statue for pioneering female MP

Ex-PM Theresa May will unveil a statue honouring Nancy Astor, who was elected to Parliament in 1919.
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Corbyn is doing a Marxist word-yawn in Blackpool, Boris is stealing Theresa May's lines and the Lib Dems have a ridiculous new candidate

What we are being asked to take part in is not so much a general election as a slow motion Naked Attraction anxiety dream
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General election: Labour under pressure to drop candidate who shared post of Theresa May at gunpoint

'The impact of such images are clear - they incite intimidation and violence against female politicians,' say group of Labour women
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EU says it did not amend Theresa May's Brexit deal for Boris Johnson and only 'clarified' it

Spokesperson denies withdrawal agreement was reopened
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Tories still to decide on approach to social care crisis that ruined Theresa May's election campaign, health secretary admits

Matt Hancock will not commit to a cap on bills, saying: 'I'm not going to get into the details of it'
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Please spare us Theresa May's tears over the Brexit result. She only has herself to blame

That a depth of feeling sufficient to summon forth tears in perhaps the least openly emotional front line politician this country has ever known, was suppressed so as not to alienate the 80,000 or so..
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Brexit deal approved by Commons for first time as Boris Johnson wins vote

Moment of triumph for prime minister – seven months after Theresa May's deal was thrown out for final time
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New Brexit deal: Four ways it's different, one way it's the same

Brussels correspondent Adam Fleming compares Boris Johnson's withdrawal agreement with Theresa May's.
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Boris Johnson's 'terrifying' deal would lead to harder Brexit than Theresa May's, analysis suggests

Prime minister's plan leaves 'whole British economy and the NHS on the table for trade negotiations with Donald Trump'
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Brexit deal: Details of Boris Johnson's agreement reveal why furious DUP is set to defeat it

No 10 insisted it would not repeat Theresa May's fatal mistake of signing an agreement without DUP support - but now it has
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UK Labour leader supports referendum on PM Johnson's Brexit deal

Britain's opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn said Prime Minister Boris Johnson had agreed a worse Brexit deal than his predecessor Theresa May, which was overwhelmingly rejected by..
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Jeremy Corbyn says Boris Johnson's Brexit deal 'worse than Theresa May's'

Jeremy Corbyn has branded Boris Johnson's Brexit deal "worse" than Theresa May's, as he called for a Final Say referendum.
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Theresa May criticises Boris Johnson's post-Brexit immigration plans: 'Not an answer'

Former prime minister says points-based system could 'allow abuse' and warns that clampdown on foreign criminals will put pressure on UK prisons
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Boris Johnson mocked in parliament after winning first vote in 8 attempts as PM

Vote marks Mr Johnson's first victory in Commons since replacing Theresa May at No 10 almost three months ago
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Brexit: Ex-Conservative cabinet ministers hint at rejecting Boris Johnson's new plan over 'hit to manufacturing'

David Gauke warns of 'an unnecessarily high economic price' - while Amber Rudd highlights less 'support for the economy' than Theresa May's doomed deal
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Boris Johnson accused of betraying private renters after shelving pledge to end no-fault evictions

Theresa May attacked landlords' power as 'wrong' and vowed to act - but issue has been left out of Queen's Speech
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Boris Johnson's Brexit plan would leave everyone in the UK £2,000 worse off, study finds

Prime minister's proposal worse for economy than Theresa May's deal, analysis says
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How Boris Johnson's Brexit plan would work

Analysis: Here's what the prime minister's proposals would mean in practice for trade in Northern Ireland – and how his idea is different from Theresa May's
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Theresa May-style evasion, Trump-esque smears on the media – Corbyn's performance on Marr had it all

The Labour leader only becomes bad-tempered when he knows he's completely bang to rights. Boy did it show
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Theresa May considered suspending parliament but rejected 'un-Conservative' idea, ex-cabinet minister reveals

'I have sat in three cabinets under three different prime ministers, and this level of confrontation with parliament I have never seen before'
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Boycott 'doesn't give a toss' about knighthood criticism

Theresa May's decision to knight the former cricketer is condemned by domestic abuse charities.
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Theresa May honours: UK ambassador who called Trump 'inept and uniquely dysfunctional' is made a Lord

Kim Darroch handed life peerage after diplomatic scandal
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More than 50 Labour MPs could back Brexit deal in new vote, MP suggests

Cross-party MPs for a Deal group calls on Johnson to build on Theresa May's final Brexit proposals
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Honours list: Geoffrey Boycott and Andrew Strauss given knighthoods

Ex-England captains Geoffrey Boycott and Andrew Strauss given knighthoods in ex-Prime Minister Theresa May's resignation honours list.
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Theresa May hands out honours to architects of her doomed Brexit deal

Labour accuses former prime minister of cronyism as awards go to aides and donors, as well as her cricket hero Geoffrey Boycott
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UK PM Johnson would do worse than predecessor in an election now: ex-government adviser

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson would win fewer seats than his predecessor Theresa May if an election was held now, based on private polling for his office, a former government adviser said on..
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Relaxed Theresa May spotted relishing constituency life – as Boris Johnson falters

Former prime minister hunts for potholes, while successor faces tumultuous week of resignations
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Boris Johnson lost his voice, then his backdrop collapsed. Next comes the P45, and this one won't be from a prankster

It took Theresa May more than a year to suffer a parliamentary defeat and a collapsing backdrop. Johnson's managed both in a week
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