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For Theresa May, things can only get worse—so why can’t Labour pull ahead in the polls?

YouGov’s latest poll puts the Tories at 43 per cent and Labour at 39. What more proof do you need of Corbyn's incompetence?

By Oliver Kamm  

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn. Photo: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire/PA Images

Theresa May entered Downing Street owing to the political self-immolation of her predecessor and the inadequacies of her principal rival. By declaring and losing the European referendum, David Cameron will ever be remembered, like Anthony Eden, for a single catastrophic misjudgement. By making inflammatory comments in an interview with my Times colleague Rachel Sylvester and then falsely claiming to have been misquoted, Andrea Leadsom demonstrated her unfitness for public—let alone prime ministerial—office.

Hence we are where we are, with…

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