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Theresa May: the stealth Prime Minister

She has clambered up the greasy pole in a cunning style of her own. Don't imagine she'll be easy to dislodge from the top

By Anne Perkins   March 2017

Brought to heel: Theresa May's flamboyant sense of style contrasts with the rest of her character ©Christopher Furlong/Getty Images

Theresa May: The Enigmatic Prime Minister by Rosa Prince (Biteback, £20) 

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Theresa May is the stealth prime minister. A year ago, few tipped her for the top. She was too old, too dry, too uncharismatic and far too reluctant to schmooze. Her victory was so unpredicted and unpredictable, her life story should be incorporated into the national curriculum as an example of the value of…

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