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Theresa May’s relaunch can only work in her favour

The PM is weak—but her speech today was politically smart. If the government and Labour can work together, on Brexit, employment practices or anything else, then real progress can be made. If not, then the opposition will be blamed

By Rachel Cunliffe  

Prime Minister Theresa May takes questions after delivering a speech at the launch of The Taylor Review of Modern Working Practices, at the Royal Society of the Arts in London. Photo: Matt Dunham/PA Wire/PA Images

The 52 per cent of voters who chose to leave the EU did not consist only of traditional Tories. In fact, as Brexiteers have been keen to remind us, Leave voters came from all sorts of different communities. That’s why Labour chose to join the Conservatives in advocating that Britain leave the EU in the last election. Combined, these two pro-Brexit parties won 80 per…

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