Theresa May’s leadership ambitions
Theresa May is no Margaret Thatcher and for that reason, suggestions that she wishes to lead the Conservative Party are most worrying.
A hopeless Home Secretary, Mrs May’s better known for her bad fashion choices rather than progressive policies. She is a harpy and a harridan yet yesterday the Daily Telegraph reported that a speech she gave to the Reform think-tank on Wednesday has been described as “prime ministerial in its canvas”.
Similarly The Huffington Post reported that after a Labour MP named John Spellar “crowbar[red] in a reference to May” in a question to the Conservative business minister Michael Fallon:
“Isn’t it extraordinary that other government departments don’t back the British car industry, especially the police who are buying more and more foreign vehicles? Will he talk to the home secretary and get her to back British industry? It might even help her leadership ambitions”.
In reply, the minister, a Cameron loyalist, did not ignore or laugh off the jibe about May. Fallon answered: “They may not need that much help”.
It can most definitely be argued that May is part of the problem rather than the solution and for that reason her leadership campaign truly deserves to grind to a halt.
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