Andrea Leadsom

Leaver Leadsom and Remainer Hunt Push May’s Deal, Say Brexit Delay Would Be ‘Betrayal’

Cabinet ministers Andrea Leadsom and Jeremy Hunt — the former a Leave-supporting former leadership contender, the latter an ex-Remainer and leadership hopeful — have penned a joint article extolling the supposed merits of Theresa May’s deal with the European Union and denouncing efforts to delay Brexit as “a betrayal of the referendum result”.


Tebbit: Theresa May Will Drive Tory Members Into The Arms Of UKIP

Norman Tebbit, who served in Margaret Thatcher’s cabinet, writes in today’s Telegraph that Theresa May will become “UKIP’s greatest recruiting sergeant”. Those close to Andrea Leadsom know that she hesitated before deciding to run for Conservative Party leadership because of


Mass Defections To UKIP After Tory ‘Coronation’ Of Theresa May

Mass reports of defections from the Conservative Party to UKIP have been reported on social media today following the impending ‘coronation’ of Home Secretary Theresa May to leader of the Conservative Party and soon-to-be Prime Minister. Following the news that


Andrea Leadsom Apologises to Theresa May Over Motherhood Row

Reuters – Andrea Leadsom, the junior minister seeking to become Britain’s next prime minister, apologised to her childless rival over remarks which suggested she had a greater stake in the country’s future because she was a mother. Leadsom’s comments, published

Andrea Leadsom Holds A Rally To Bid For Support In The Conservative Leadership

Farage: Theresa May’s So Cold She Might Be Alabaster

From the Mail on Sunday: On the morning of the historic victory for the ‘Leave’ campaign I called on the Prime Minister to resign. Within a hour or two David Cameron had done so. I was more than a little


Johnson Backs Leadsom To Be The Next Prime Minister

(REUTERS) – Former London Mayor and leading Brexit campaigner Boris Johnson on Monday gave his backing to junior minister Andrea Leadsom to be the next leader of the Conservative Party and British prime minister. Leadsom, 53, second-favourite in the race

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Top Law Firm Seeks to Block Article 50

A top law firm, on behalf of an anonymous group of clients, will launch a legal bid to block the new Prime Minister triggering Article 50. Senior figures in the European Union (EU) and European governments have stated they want

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Leadsom: Article 50 Should Be Triggered Quickly as Possible

LONDON, July 3 (Reuters) – Andrea Leadsom, one of five candidates to succeed David Cameron as British prime minister, said on Sunday she would be quick to start the process of negotiating the terms of Britain’s exit from the European


Leadership Hopeful Leadsom: UK Could Leave EU As Early As Next Year

LONDON (Reuters) – British leadership contender Andrea Leadsom said the UK could pull out of the European Union as early as next year following last week’s referendum vote to leave the bloc. In an interview with the Sunday Telegraph, Leadsom said she had a


Andrea Leadsom Emerges As The Brexit Front-Runner For PM

Andrea Leadsom is emerging as the Brexit-supporters’ Conservative leadership candidate of choice, following the apparent betrayal of Boris Johnson by Justice Minister Michael Gove. Leadsom has risen to second favourite according to the bookies odds, currently priced at 5/2 and


Brexit Group Leave.EU Backs Andrea Leadsom For PM

Campaign group Leave.EU has thrown its weight behind Energy Minister Andrea Leadsom for next Conservative Party leader and Prime Minister. The group said that internal polling showed her to be “clear favourite” among their Conservative supporters, with co-chairman Arron Banks