Theresa May

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Theresa Mary May (born 1 October 1956) is a British politician serving as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom and Leader of the Conservative Party since 2016.wikipedia
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Leader of the Conservative Party (UK)

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Theresa Mary May (born 1 October 1956) is a British politician serving as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom and Leader of the Conservative Party since 2016.
To date, two of the leaders have been women: Margaret Thatcher and Theresa May.

2016 Conservative Party (UK) leadership election

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Theresa Mary May (born 1 October 1956) is a British politician serving as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom and Leader of the Conservative Party since 2016.
Theresa May won the contest on 11 July 2016, after the withdrawal of Andrea Leadsom left her as the sole candidate, succeeding Cameron as leader of the Conservative Party.

Prime Minister of the United Kingdom

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Theresa Mary May (born 1 October 1956) is a British politician serving as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom and Leader of the Conservative Party since 2016. On 12 May 2010, when May was appointed Home Secretary and Minister for Women and Equality by Prime Minister David Cameron as part of his first Cabinet, she became the fourth woman to hold one of the British Great Offices of State, after Margaret Thatcher (Prime Minister), Margaret Beckett (Foreign Secretary) and Jacqui Smith (Home Secretary).
The of the office, Theresa May, leader of the Conservative Party, was appointed by the Queen on 13 July 2016.

Maidenhead (UK Parliament constituency)

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May was first elected Member of Parliament (MP) for Maidenhead in 1997.
It has been represented by Theresa May since it was created in 1997.

1997 United Kingdom general election

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May was first elected Member of Parliament (MP) for Maidenhead in 1997. After unsuccessful attempts to be elected to the House of Commons she was elected as the MP for Maidenhead in the 1997 general election.
However, future Prime Minister Theresa May was elected to the safe Conservative seat of Maidenhead, and current Speaker John Bercow at Buckingham.

Chairman of the Conservative Party

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She was also Chairwoman of the Conservative Party from 2002 to 2003.
When a woman holds the office, such as Theresa May and Caroline Spelman, the office is titled Chairwoman of the Conservative Party. The Conservative Party is currently chaired by Brandon Lewis, who was appointed January 8th, 2018, with James Cleverly as his deputy.

House of Commons of the United Kingdom

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After unsuccessful attempts to be elected to the House of Commons she was elected as the MP for Maidenhead in the 1997 general election.
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Meaningful vote

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This agreement was defeated by Parliament on 15 January 2019, and Opposition Leader Jeremy Corbyn immediately tabled a motion of no confidence in her government; but the motion of no confidence was defeated.
In January 2017 the Conservative Prime Minister Theresa May announced, "I can confirm today that the Government will put the final deal that is agreed between the UK and the EU to a vote in both Houses of Parliament, before it comes into force."

2015 United Kingdom general election

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She was reappointed after the Conservative victory in the 2015 general election, and became the longest-serving Home Secretary in over 60 years.
The new Prime Minister, Theresa May, called in April 2017 for a snap general election with the stated aim of securing a majority for Brexit negotiations; this received parliamentary approval the following day, and was arranged for Thursday 8 June 2017.

Abu Qatada

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During her tenure she pursued reform of the Police Federation, implemented a harder line on drugs policy including the banning of khat, oversaw the introduction of elected Police and Crime Commissioners, the deportation of Abu Qatada, and the creation of the National Crime Agency, and brought in additional restrictions on immigration.
The Home Secretary Theresa May said the government would appeal against the decision.

Brexit negotiations

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May carried out the Brexit negotiations with the European Union, adhering to the Chequers Agreement, which resulted in the draft Withdrawal Agreement between the UK and the EU.
Theresa May, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom

Chequers plan

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May carried out the Brexit negotiations with the European Union, adhering to the Chequers Agreement, which resulted in the draft Withdrawal Agreement between the UK and the EU.
The Chequers plan (official title: The future relationship between the United Kingdom and the European Union), also known as the Chequers deal or Chequers agreement, is a UK Government white paper concerning Brexit, published on 12July 2018 by the Prime Minister Theresa May, that laid out the type of relationship the UK seeks to have with the European Union (EU) after Brexit.

Home Office hostile environment policy

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During her tenure she pursued reform of the Police Federation, implemented a harder line on drugs policy including the banning of khat, oversaw the introduction of elected Police and Crime Commissioners, the deportation of Abu Qatada, and the creation of the National Crime Agency, and brought in additional restrictions on immigration.
According to remarks made by Home Secretary Theresa May at the time, "The aim is to create, here in Britain, a really hostile environment for illegal immigrants".

National Crime Agency

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During her tenure she pursued reform of the Police Federation, implemented a harder line on drugs policy including the banning of khat, oversaw the introduction of elected Police and Crime Commissioners, the deportation of Abu Qatada, and the creation of the National Crime Agency, and brought in additional restrictions on immigration.
The proposed agency was first publicly announced in a statement to the House of Commons by then Home Secretary Theresa May on 26 July 2010.

Minority government

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The loss of an overall majority prompted her to enter a confidence and supply arrangement with the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) to support a minority government.
The Conservative Party, led by Theresa May, formed a minority government, with 317 seats, on 9 June 2017.

2019 vote of confidence in the May ministry

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This agreement was defeated by Parliament on 15 January 2019, and Opposition Leader Jeremy Corbyn immediately tabled a motion of no confidence in her government; but the motion of no confidence was defeated.
After the result, Theresa May requested individual meetings with leaders of all parties to discuss how to continue with the process of leaving the European Union.

David Cameron

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David Cameron appointed her Shadow Leader of the House of Commons in December 2005 after his accession to the leadership. On 12 May 2010, when May was appointed Home Secretary and Minister for Women and Equality by Prime Minister David Cameron as part of his first Cabinet, she became the fourth woman to hold one of the British Great Offices of State, after Margaret Thatcher (Prime Minister), Margaret Beckett (Foreign Secretary) and Jacqui Smith (Home Secretary).
Cameron supported continued membership; following the success of the Leave vote, he resigned to make way for a new Prime Minister and was succeeded by Theresa May.

Hung parliament

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This resulted in a hung parliament, in which the number of Conservative seats fell from 330 to 317, despite the party winning their highest vote share since 1983.
The results for the 3 main parties were: Conservatives 306, Labour 258, Liberal Democrats 57. The third one resulted from the snap election held in June 2017 that had been called for by Theresa May in order to strengthen her majority heading into Brexit negotiations later in 2017.

Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport

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Following the 2005 general election she was also made Shadow Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport.
On 9 July 2018 Theresa May appointed Jeremy Wright to the post.

Great Offices of State

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On 12 May 2010, when May was appointed Home Secretary and Minister for Women and Equality by Prime Minister David Cameron as part of his first Cabinet, she became the fourth woman to hold one of the British Great Offices of State, after Margaret Thatcher (Prime Minister), Margaret Beckett (Foreign Secretary) and Jacqui Smith (Home Secretary).
Prime Minister: Margaret Thatcher (1979–1990) (Conservative), Theresa May (2016–present) (Conservative)

Gary McKinnon

In May 2010, May announced the adjournment of the deportation to the United States of alleged computer hacker Gary McKinnon.
On 16 October 2012, after a series of legal proceedings in Britain, Home Secretary Theresa May withdrew her extradition order to the United States.

Draft Communications Data Bill

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The Liberal Democrats had blocked the first attempt, but after the Conservative Party obtained a majority in the 2015 general election May announced a new Draft Investigatory Powers Bill similar to the Draft Communications Data Bill, although with more limited powers and additional oversight.
The Draft Communications Data Bill (nicknamed the Snoopers' Charter or Snooper's Charter) was draft legislation proposed by then Home Secretary Theresa May in the United Kingdom which would require Internet service providers and mobile phone companies to maintain records of each user's internet browsing activity (including social media), email correspondence, voice calls, internet gaming, and mobile phone messaging services and store the records for 12 months.

St Mary the Virgin, Wheatley

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He later became vicar of Enstone with Heythrop and finally of St Mary's at Wheatley, to the east of Oxford.
A past vicar of the church was the Reverend Hubert Brasier, father of British Prime Minister Theresa May, who was married at the church.

Tim Farron

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In the 1992 general election May stood unsuccessfully for the safe Labour seat of North West Durham, coming second to incumbent MP Hilary Armstrong by 12,747 votes (27.6%) to 26,734 (57.8%), with future Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron coming third.
Farron contested North West Durham at the 1992 general election, where he finished in third place, behind the sitting Labour Party MP Hilary Armstrong and Conservative Party candidate (and future Prime Minister) Theresa May.

National Security Council (United Kingdom)

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As Home Secretary, May was also a member of the National Security Council.