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How is Theresa May still Prime Minister?

It took patience and some cunning for Theresa May to make it through two years in No 10

By Alex Massie   August 2018

Prime Minister Theresa May during a meeting with US President Donald Trump at Chequers. Photo: PA

The thing to remember is that Theresa May was not, and never could be, Andrea Leadsom. Not being Leadsom, whose ambition to lead the Conservative Party I am afraid remains undimmed, was enough to make May prime minister, but never quite enough to dispel the sense that she was an accidental premier and that this, in some nagging way, mattered.

They were the final two. David Cameron had impaled himself on Brexit, taking…

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