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Reshuffle rumours may help May in the short term—but eventually, she’ll wish she’d taken Lynton Crosby’s advice

A potential reshuffle could buy the Prime Minister time. But eventually, she'll be expected to resign—and the party will turn on her if she doesn't

By Rachel Cunliffe  

May hopes to pacify potential challengers—but she's simply delaying the inevitable. Photo: PA

Theresa May made a colossal error of judgement by calling a snap election.

This is not a particularly controversial viewpoint. Even with the comments of former Conservative leader William Hague last week insisting that the problem was the result, not May’s decision, there are few that would argue that the prime minister has not been irreparably damaged by her recklessness. But if you were still undecided, the contents of a newly leaked memo, penned by Tory…

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