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Newham Recorder
Multi-million pound Custom House redevelopment gets green lighthave the same objectives, and whilst we may not always agree on how to get ther
Multi-million pound Custom House redevelopment gets green light
Newham Recorder / Posted 5 days ago
have the same objectives, and whilst we may not always agree on how to get there, we are willing to work together.” Cllr Ken Clarke said: “We welcome PEACH’s support for our proposed plan going forward and I would like to reassure them again that... Read more
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express
Gloomy Ken Clarke claims UK will suffer Brexit recession – DESPITE IMF backtracking KEN CLARKE has claimed Britain's economy is set to crash within six months –
Gloomy Ken Clarke claims UK will suffer Brexit recession – DESPITE IMF backtracking
express / Posted 7 days ago
KEN CLARKE has claimed Britain's economy is set to crash within six months – despite the gloomy IMF backtracking on its own economic forecasts. The former... Read more
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Nottingham Post
QUIZ: Corbyn, Smith or Wolfie?and work out who said the words: Corbyn, Smith or Wolfie*? Read more: Watch th
QUIZ: Corbyn, Smith or Wolfie?
Nottingham Post / Posted 9 days ago
and work out who said the words: Corbyn, Smith or Wolfie*? Read more: Watch the Commons banter between David Cameron and Ken Clarke Take our test below and post your score in the comments. Power to the people! *If you are too young to remember... Read more
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Nottingham Post
Sherwood MP Mark Spencer given role in Theresa May's Governmentthe Sherwood MP said: "Looking forward to delivering Conservative manifesto thr
Sherwood MP Mark Spencer given role in Theresa May's Government
Nottingham Post / Posted 11 days ago
the Sherwood MP said: "Looking forward to delivering Conservative manifesto through the House [of Commons]." Read more: Ken Clarke MP caught on camera criticising Tory leadership candidates Her other key appointments since taking power include... Read more
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Nottingham Post
Ten things related to Nottingham that will make you feel oldEzra and someone called Ed Sheeran on the BBC Introducing Stage when he was jus
Ten things related to Nottingham that will make you feel old
Nottingham Post / Posted 11 days ago
Ezra and someone called Ed Sheeran on the BBC Introducing Stage when he was just 17. Bugg returned to the festival in 2013.Ken Clarke was first elected as the MP for Rushcliffe 46 years ago Believe it or not, the above picture is of Ken Clarke... Read more
13d
The New Zealand Herald
'Goody-two-shoes' moves into No 10Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg reportedly complained that May had no small-
'Goody-two-shoes' moves into No 10
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 13 days ago
Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg reportedly complained that May had no small-talk and, most recently, former Chancellor Ken Clarke was recorded on a live microphone calling her a "bloody difficult woman". Even before entering Downing St, she... Read more
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express
Theresa May's new Cabinet shows she means business on Brexit FOR anyone questioning Ken Clarke’s description of Theresa May as a “bloody d
Theresa May's new Cabinet shows she means business on Brexit
express / Posted 13 days ago
FOR anyone questioning Ken Clarke’s description of Theresa May as a “bloody difficult woman”, they will have been put right yesterday, with possibly Michael Gove, Nicky Morgan and Oliver... Read more
14d
Perth Now
Brexit just got even tougherwith the headline: “Heel, boys.” She has been described as “steely”, “ruthless
Brexit just got even tougher
Perth Now / Posted 14 days ago
with the headline: “Heel, boys.” She has been described as “steely”, “ruthless” and “ice queen”, with Conservative Ken Clarke even calling her “a bloody difficult woman.” But she proved her mettle when she took the description and ran with... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Who is Theresa May? Meet Britain's new PMinto the political vacuum left by David Cameron's decision to quit. She insist
Who is Theresa May? Meet Britain's new PM
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 14 days ago
into the political vacuum left by David Cameron's decision to quit. She insists "Brexit means Brexit". External Link: Ken Clarke labels Theresa May a 'bloody difficult woman' Although Ms May trounced her rivals for the premiership, she faces... Read more
14d
The New Zealand Herald
Why Brexit is about to get even harsherwith the headline: "Heel, boys." She has been described as "steely", "ruthless
Why Brexit is about to get even harsher
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 14 days ago
with the headline: "Heel, boys." She has been described as "steely", "ruthless" and "ice queen", with Conservative Ken Clarke even calling her "a bloody difficult woman." But she proved her mettle when she took the description and ran with... Read more
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Nottingham Post
David Cameron and Ken Clarke have fun in the CommonsDavid Cameron rounded off his final Prime Minster's Questions yesterday by havi
David Cameron and Ken Clarke have fun in the Commons
Nottingham Post / Posted 14 days ago
David Cameron rounded off his final Prime Minster's Questions yesterday by having a jokey exchange with Ken Clarke. The outgoing PM revealed that one of the hardest conversations he had in politics was persuading the Rushcliffe MP to abandon his... Read more
14d
The New Statesman
A progressive's guide to Theresa Maythe neocon Michael Gove (“I think with Michael as prime minister we’d go to war
A progressive's guide to Theresa May
The New Statesman / Posted 14 days ago
the neocon Michael Gove (“I think with Michael as prime minister we’d go to war with at least three countries at once,” as Ken Clarke put it), the disgraced Liam Fox, the largely untested Stephen Crabb and, finally, Andrea Leadsom, the brittle... Read more
14d
The Courier Mail
Why Brexit is about to get even harsherwith the headline: “Heel, boys.” She has been described as “steely”, “ruthless
Why Brexit is about to get even harsher
The Courier Mail / Posted 14 days ago
with the headline: “Heel, boys.” She has been described as “steely”, “ruthless” and “ice queen”, with Conservative Ken Clarke even calling her “a bloody difficult woman.” But she proved her mettle when she took the description and ran with... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Why Brexit is about to get even harsherwith the headline: “Heel, boys.” She has been described as “steely”, “ruthless
Why Brexit is about to get even harsher
Daily Telegraph / Posted 14 days ago
with the headline: “Heel, boys.” She has been described as “steely”, “ruthless” and “ice queen”, with Conservative Ken Clarke even calling her “a bloody difficult woman.” But she proved her mettle when she took the description and ran with... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
After winning power, Theresa May faces Brexit divorce battlenewspaper, Britain’s biggest selling daily, cast May as “The Iron Mayden,” the
After winning power, Theresa May faces Brexit divorce battle
Bangor Daily News / Posted 15 days ago
newspaper, Britain’s biggest selling daily, cast May as “The Iron Mayden,” the new “Mrs T.” Veteran Conservative lawmaker Ken Clarke, who served as a minister under Thatcher, was caught on a live microphone in a TV studio this month describing May... Read more
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15d
The Atlantic
Theresa May Is Not Margaret Thatcherthe political chaos and leadership vacuum that ensued. One telling example cam
Theresa May Is Not Margaret Thatcher
The Atlantic / Posted 15 days ago
the political chaos and leadership vacuum that ensued. One telling example came last week, when an unkempt, red-cheeked Ken Clarke, a Conservative politician, had a hot-mic moment with another former Tory government minister, Sir Malcolm... Read more
15d
The New Statesman
If Theresa May can turn rhetoric into reality, she could put Labour out of businessthe neocon Michael Gove (“I think with Michael as prime minister we’d go to war
If Theresa May can turn rhetoric into reality, she could put Labour out of business
The New Statesman / Posted 15 days ago
the neocon Michael Gove (“I think with Michael as prime minister we’d go to war with at least three countries at once,” as Ken Clarke put it), the disgraced Liam Fox, the largely untested Stephen Crabb and, finally, Andrea Leadsom, the brittle... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Juncker vows no 'revenge' for 'difficult' Theresa MayBritain would “”quickly put a stop to such crass rabble-rousing”. Mrs May was
Juncker vows no 'revenge' for 'difficult' Theresa May
Daily Telegraph / Posted 15 days ago
Britain would “”quickly put a stop to such crass rabble-rousing”. Mrs May was quick to seize on the label awarded her by Ken Clarke of being a “bloody difficult woman”, saying that Mr Juncker would soon learn how tough she is. Mr Juncker said he... Read more
15d
Reuters
After winning power, Theresa May faces Brexit divorce battlenewspaper, Britain's biggest selling daily, cast May as "The Iron Mayden", the
After winning power, Theresa May faces Brexit divorce battle
Reuters / Posted 15 days ago
newspaper, Britain's biggest selling daily, cast May as "The Iron Mayden", the new "Mrs T". Veteran Conservative lawmaker Ken Clarke, who served as a minister under Thatcher, was caught on a live microphone in a TV studio this month describing May... Read more
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The New Statesman
In this week's magazine | The Brexit PMthe neocon Michael Gove (“I think with Michael as prime minister we’d go to war
In this week's magazine | The Brexit PM
The New Statesman / Posted 15 days ago
the neocon Michael Gove (“I think with Michael as prime minister we’d go to war with at least three countries at once,” as Ken Clarke put it), the disgraced Liam Fox, the largely untested Stephen Crabb and, finally, Andrea Leadsom, the brittle... Read more
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Daily Mail
David Cameron says goodbye flanked by Sam and their three childrenphoto of the two of them Proof of his love for Larry the cat was posted on Mr
David Cameron says goodbye flanked by Sam and their three children
Daily Mail / Posted 15 days ago
photo of the two of them Proof of his love for Larry the cat was posted on Mr Cameron's Twitter account. Former Chancellor Ken Clarke was among those who paid tribute to Mr Cameron's mastery of the Commons chamber Mr Cameron laughed with his... Read more
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Daily Star
Theresa May 'just like Maggie': Is Britain about to get Iron Lady II?Theresa May wears a string of pearls - just like the last female PM Margaret Th
Theresa May 'just like Maggie': Is Britain about to get Iron Lady II?
Daily Star / Posted 15 days ago
Theresa May wears a string of pearls - just like the last female PM Margaret Thatcher Tory grandee Ken Clarke was caught on camera saying that Mrs May is a “bloody difficult woman”, before noting that he had also worked with Mrs Thatcher. Here is a... Read more
15d
Rappler
Britain's Brexit PM Theresa May: A tough pragmatistbut has promised to work for the best deal for Britain outside the bloc. In an
Britain's Brexit PM Theresa May: A tough pragmatist
Rappler / Posted 15 days ago
but has promised to work for the best deal for Britain outside the bloc. In an unguarded moment, senior Conservative Ken Clarke labelled her a "bloody difficult woman" – a description that May has embraced. "The next person to find that out... Read more
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Channel 4 News
David Cameron will be remembered for gambling and losinga winner.” on the very high stakes of the UK’s EU membership. Ken Clarke rem
David Cameron will be remembered for gambling and losing
Channel 4 News / Posted 15 days ago
a winner.” on the very high stakes of the UK’s EU membership. Ken Clarke reminded the Commons of the heavy burden of work on Brexit still to come. The SNP Parliamentary leader, Angus... Read more
15d
Christian Today
Cameron bows out of Number Ten as May takes overand joked about Clarke being notoriously difficult to get hold of. "Tory modern
Cameron bows out of Number Ten as May takes over
Christian Today / Posted 15 days ago
and joked about Clarke being notoriously difficult to get hold of. "Tory modernisation never quite got as far as getting Ken Clarke to have a mobile phone," he said. Cameron began by saying that after his audience with the Queen, "the diary for... Read more
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SKY News
Cameron Signs Off: I Was The Future Oncethe end of the day was that it was vital for the UK to get access to the EU sin
Cameron Signs Off: I Was The Future Once
SKY News / Posted 15 days ago
the end of the day was that it was vital for the UK to get access to the EU single market. It was left to Tory big beast Ken Clarke to deliver the last question, asking Mr Cameron to advise on Brexit and to stick around. The Prime Minister... Read more
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Daily Mirror
The 11 best zingers from David Cameron's banterific last PMQshis final appearance as PM with top banter. But his own party were not immune
The 11 best zingers from David Cameron's banterific last PMQs
Daily Mirror / Posted 15 days ago
his final appearance as PM with top banter. But his own party were not immune from his zingers - with Tory big beast Ken Clarke taking a ribbing too. 1. His suddenly light scheduleCameron eyes up new job as Archbishop of Banterbury The PM... Read more
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The New Statesman
PMQs review: David Cameron closes in style: "I was the future once"Wimbledon twice... never mind Indy 2, I think it's time for Andy 2." But he wa
PMQs review: David Cameron closes in style: "I was the future once"
The New Statesman / Posted 15 days ago
Wimbledon twice... never mind Indy 2, I think it's time for Andy 2." But he was on better form in his final answer to Ken Clarke, who advised him to remain an "active participant" in the House. In an extended response, Cameron revealed that... Read more
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Nottingham Post
David Cameron's final exchange at PMQs is with Ken Clarkethe advice and looks absolutely splendid today." But his final exchange was wi
David Cameron's final exchange at PMQs is with Ken Clarke
Nottingham Post / Posted 15 days ago
the advice and looks absolutely splendid today." But his final exchange was with Westminster stalwart and Rushcliffe MP Ken Clarke who asked him to stick around and give the House his "statesmanship" as they face the fall-out of Brexit. After... Read more
15d
Daily Mail
PM pays tribute to wife Samantha in last Prime Minister's Questionsphoto of the two of them Proof of his love for Larry the cat was posted on Mr
PM pays tribute to wife Samantha in last Prime Minister's Questions
Daily Mail / Posted 15 days ago
photo of the two of them Proof of his love for Larry the cat was posted on Mr Cameron's Twitter account. Former Chancellor Ken Clarke was among those who paid tribute to Mr Cameron's mastery of the Commons chamber Mr Cameron laughed with his... Read more
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walesonline
Rolling coverage on David Cameron's final day as Prime Ministeronce!” It’s a powerful final quote - referencing his famous words of the same
Rolling coverage on David Cameron's final day as Prime Minister
walesonline / Posted 15 days ago
once!” It’s a powerful final quote - referencing his famous words of the same nature when Tony Blair left. Tory grandee Ken Clarke gets the last question - and thanks Mr Cameron for his “eloquence” and “wit”. He hopes the PM “will still be an... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Rolling coverage on David Cameron's final day as Prime Ministeronce!” It’s a powerful final quote - referencing his famous words of the same
Rolling coverage on David Cameron's final day as Prime Minister
Daily Mirror / Posted 15 days ago
once!” It’s a powerful final quote - referencing his famous words of the same nature when Tony Blair left. Tory grandee Ken Clarke gets the last question - and thanks Mr Cameron for his “eloquence” and “wit”. He hopes the PM “will still be an... Read more
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Times of Malta
EU's Juncker cautious about new British PMto detail and focuses on getting on with the job at hand. She has also been des
EU's Juncker cautious about new British PM
Times of Malta / Posted 15 days ago
to detail and focuses on getting on with the job at hand. She has also been described by a Conservative Party grandee, Ken Clarke, as a "bloody difficult woman". The EU has found itself in a vulnerable spot after the shock British vote to... Read more
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birminghammail
Rolling coverage on David Cameron's final day as Prime Ministeronce!” It’s a powerful final quote - referencing his famous words of the same
Rolling coverage on David Cameron's final day as Prime Minister
birminghammail / Posted 15 days ago
once!” It’s a powerful final quote - referencing his famous words of the same nature when Tony Blair left. Tory grandee Ken Clarke gets the last question - and thanks Mr Cameron for his “eloquence” and “wit”. He hopes the PM “will still be an... Read more
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chroniclelive
Rolling coverage on David Cameron's final day as Prime Ministeronce!” It’s a powerful final quote - referencing his famous words of the same
Rolling coverage on David Cameron's final day as Prime Minister
chroniclelive / Posted 15 days ago
once!” It’s a powerful final quote - referencing his famous words of the same nature when Tony Blair left. Tory grandee Ken Clarke gets the last question - and thanks Mr Cameron for his “eloquence” and “wit”. He hopes the PM “will still be an... Read more
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International Business Times
David Cameron: A pictorial look at his time as Conservative Party leader and British Prime Minister Smith, Liam Fox, George Osborne, William Hague, David Cameron, Nick Clegg, Saye
David Cameron: A pictorial look at his time as Conservative Party leader and British Prime Minister
International Business Times / Posted 15 days ago
Smith, Liam Fox, George Osborne, William Hague, David Cameron, Nick Clegg, Sayeeda Warsi, Cheryl Gillan, Caroline Spelman, Ken Clarke, David Laws. (Back rows L-R) Patrick McLoughlin, Theresa May, David Willetts, Oliver Letwin, Vince Cable, Francis... Read more
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Reuters UK Edition
EU's Juncker cautious about new British PMto detail and focuses on getting on with the job at hand. She has also been des
EU's Juncker cautious about new British PM
Reuters UK Edition / Posted 15 days ago
to detail and focuses on getting on with the job at hand. She has also been described by a Conservative Party grandee, Ken Clarke, as a "bloody difficult woman". The EU has found itself in a vulnerable spot after the shock British vote to leave... Read more
15d
Surrey Advertiser
Pub campaigners bid to save Camberley's Cambridge Hotelwork to do the best for everyone. We want to make everyone happy.” In a letter
Pub campaigners bid to save Camberley's Cambridge Hotel
Surrey Advertiser / Posted 15 days ago
work to do the best for everyone. We want to make everyone happy.” In a letter to the News & Mail, Camberley historian Ken Clarke said the Cambridge Hotel was built in 1862, while Camberley was still called Cambridge Town. It is the last of 16... Read more
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International Business Times
David Cameron should have stayed - Theresa May isn't up to the job the world, the UK is seen as an ungovernable nation in nervous meltdown, a bask
David Cameron should have stayed - Theresa May isn't up to the job
International Business Times / Posted 15 days ago
the world, the UK is seen as an ungovernable nation in nervous meltdown, a basket case. Back now to our new PM. She is, as Ken Clarke says, 'bloody difficult'. She's ill at ease and doesn't do conviviality. That's OK. But her hypocrisy and... Read more
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SKY News
Theresa May 'Not Like Most Politicians'face deportation. And under her watch, the UK Border Agency had to be scrapped
Theresa May 'Not Like Most Politicians'
SKY News / Posted 16 days ago
face deportation. And under her watch, the UK Border Agency had to be scrapped and restructured. Former Home Secretary Ken Clarke described her as a "bloody difficult woman," something she has now turned to her advantage, an attribute which... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
Sultry nights breaking heat records across South FloridaThe normal for July 12 is 90 degrees. While three degrees may not seem like mu
Sultry nights breaking heat records across South Florida
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 16 days ago
The normal for July 12 is 90 degrees. While three degrees may not seem like much, AccuWeather expert meteorologist Ken Clarke said a difference of 3 to 5 degrees during summer months is “significant.” “Florida temperatures don’t vary a lot... Read more
16d
Channel 4 News
David Cameron’s last Cabinet – ‘no emoting’result that they struggled and failed to contain their emotions. The mantle no
David Cameron’s last Cabinet – ‘no emoting’
Channel 4 News / Posted 16 days ago
result that they struggled and failed to contain their emotions. The mantle now passes to a very different type of leader. Ken Clarke once said that David Cameron’s smooth and alpha male style of leadership was an impersonation of Tony Blair,... Read more
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International Business Times
Theresa May: Where does Britain's incoming prime minister stand on foreign policy? be one of loyalty rather than conviction. Indeed, some critics have suggested
Theresa May: Where does Britain's incoming prime minister stand on foreign policy?
International Business Times / Posted 16 days ago
be one of loyalty rather than conviction. Indeed, some critics have suggested that foreign policy is not May's field. When Ken Clarke was caught on camera in the run up to the Conservative leadership election describing Britain's new leader as "a... Read more
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Reading Evening Post
Theresa May in no hurry to call election despite 'no mandate' criticismsthat he was ready to call a snap election. Most, however, would appear to agre
Theresa May in no hurry to call election despite 'no mandate' criticisms
Reading Evening Post / Posted 16 days ago
that he was ready to call a snap election. Most, however, would appear to agree with the veteran former cabinet minister Ken Clarke who said there was no appetite in the country for an election and that there were other priorities for Mrs May and... Read more
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walesonline
Theresa May in no hurry to call election despite 'no mandate' criticismsthat he was ready to call a snap election. Most, however, would appear to agre
Theresa May in no hurry to call election despite 'no mandate' criticisms
walesonline / Posted 16 days ago
that he was ready to call a snap election. Most, however, would appear to agree with the veteran former cabinet minister Ken Clarke who said there was no appetite in the country for an election and that there were other priorities for Mrs May and... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Theresa May in no hurry to call election despite 'no mandate' criticismsthat he was ready to call a snap election. Most, however, would appear to agre
Theresa May in no hurry to call election despite 'no mandate' criticisms
Manchester Evening News / Posted 16 days ago
that he was ready to call a snap election. Most, however, would appear to agree with the veteran former cabinet minister Ken Clarke who said there was no appetite in the country for an election and that there were other priorities for Mrs May and... Read more
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birminghammail
Theresa May in no hurry to call election despite 'no mandate' criticismsthat he was ready to call a snap election. Most, however, would appear to agre
Theresa May in no hurry to call election despite 'no mandate' criticisms
birminghammail / Posted 16 days ago
that he was ready to call a snap election. Most, however, would appear to agree with the veteran former cabinet minister Ken Clarke who said there was no appetite in the country for an election and that there were other priorities for Mrs May and... Read more
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chroniclelive
Theresa May in no hurry to call election despite 'no mandate' criticismsthat he was ready to call a snap election. Most, however, would appear to agre
Theresa May in no hurry to call election despite 'no mandate' criticisms
chroniclelive / Posted 16 days ago
that he was ready to call a snap election. Most, however, would appear to agree with the veteran former cabinet minister Ken Clarke who said there was no appetite in the country for an election and that there were other priorities for Mrs May and... Read more
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Surrey Advertiser
Theresa May in no hurry to call election despite 'no mandate' criticismsthat he was ready to call a snap election. Most, however, would appear to agre
Theresa May in no hurry to call election despite 'no mandate' criticisms
Surrey Advertiser / Posted 16 days ago
that he was ready to call a snap election. Most, however, would appear to agree with the veteran former cabinet minister Ken Clarke who said there was no appetite in the country for an election and that there were other priorities for Mrs May and... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Theresa May in no hurry to call election despite 'no mandate' criticismsthat he was ready to call a snap election. Most, however, would appear to agre
Theresa May in no hurry to call election despite 'no mandate' criticisms
Liverpool Echo / Posted 16 days ago
that he was ready to call a snap election. Most, however, would appear to agree with the veteran former cabinet minister Ken Clarke who said there was no appetite in the country for an election and that there were other priorities for Mrs May and... Read more
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