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May makes a calculated appeal to Brexit as she confirms she will continue as Prime Minister

Her speech continued multiple references to last June's referendum—and relatively little on the election

By Stephanie Boland  

The Prime Minister highlighted the DUP in her speech. Photo: PA

In her speech outside Downing Street this afternoon, Theresa May confirmed that she intends to stay on as Prime Minister.

“I will now form a government that can provide certainty and lead Britain forward at this uncertain time,” she said to the waiting press pack.

Her speech was notable for containing multiple references to Brexit and last June’s EU referendum, with comparatively few mentions of yesterday’s general election.

The Prime Minister referred to the need for Brexit talks to…

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