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May facing pressure to speed up Brexit process

Hammond favoured to succeed Osborne as Chancellor

12th July, 2016
Theresa May facing big decisions much earlier than expected Pic: Getty

Theresa May now has just two days rather than two months to build a team to rescue Britain. from its worst political crisis in a generation and begin extricating it from the European Union.

May, 59, is on a fast track to succeed David Cameron as prime minister after Andrea Leadsom withdrew from the race to be Conservative Party leader on Monday. She is poised to take office by Wednesday night, having previously thought...

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