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Theresa May

Theresa Mary May is a British Conservative politician who is currently Home Secretary in the Conservative – Liberal Democrat Coalition government. She was elected to Parliament in 1997 as the Member of Parliament for Maidenhead, and served as the Chairman of the Conservative Party, 2003–04. Appointed to the Privy Council in 2003, she became Shadow Secretary of State for Work and Pensions and Shadow Minister for Women before being appointed Home Secretary and the Minister for Women and Equality in David Cameron's Cabinet on 11 May 2010. Theresa May is the fourth woman to hold one of the Great Offices of State — after: (in order of seniority) Margaret Thatcher (Prime Minister), Margaret Beckett (Foreign Secretary) and Jacqui Smith (Home Secretary). » Read more on Wikipedia.org

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'We have seen appalling cases of organised and persistent child sex abuse ...
2014-07-07
Ben Harris-Quinney, chairman of the right-wing Bow Group think tank, said on Twitter: 'Very weak statement by Theresa May - likely to be another white-wash that won't satisfy the public and attempts to kick issue into long grass.' Labour's shadow home ...
(Daily Mail)
  1. Theresa May to announce wide-ranging child abuse inquiry
  2. Theresa May announces details of independent inquiry into paedophile network ...

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May to address MPs on sex abuse claims
2014-07-07
Home Secretary Theresa May is to address Parliament on the row over her department's handling of sex abuse claims dating back to the 1980s. The Home Office faces accusations it failed to act on evidence of child abuse allegations by public figures.
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  1. May in statement on abuse claims
  2. Tebbit hints at sex abuse cover-up as pressure over missing files intensifies
  3. Westminster paedophile ring allegations: Scotland Yard detectives trace 'victim'

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Leicestershire policing: Theresa May asked to intervene in PCC-Mayor row
2014-07-04
Leicester's mayor Sir Peter Soulsby has written to Home Secretary Theresa May asking her to intervene over proposals to restructure policing. He has accused Leicestershire's police and crime commissioner (PCC) Sir Clive Loader of plotting changes ...
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  1. Leicester mayor asks Home Secretary to intervene in row with police boss Sir ...

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Theresa May hails Israel's war on slavery
2014-07-03
Home Secretary Theresa May has visited Israel to see how the country's approach to tackling modern slavery and human trafficking can benefit Britain. Mrs May said the Israeli government's work on the issue was an "international success story", but ...
(Jewish Chronicle)
  1. It's time for Britain to abolish slavery – again

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Theresa May: New surveillance powers 'question of life and death'
2014-06-24
Theresa May said ensuring the police and security services had the right powers to uncover terror plots was now “a question of life and death, a matter of national security”. The threat faced from hundreds of Britons fighting with terrorist groups in ...
(Telegraph.co.uk)
  1. British WOMEN fighting in Syria, Theresa May reveals as she warns jihadists ...
  2. Theresa May: Women are joining the fight with extremists in Iraq and Syria

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Theresa May: There is no surveillance state
2014-06-24
"There is no programme of mass surveillance and there is no surveillance state," Home Secretary Theresa May has said. Speaking at the Lord Mayor's Defence and Security Lecture at Mansion House, in the City of London, Mrs May dismissed recent criticism ...
(BBC News)
  1. Theresa May attacks internet companies' intrusion on privacy
  2. Home secretary denies security services engaged in mass surveillance
  3. May calls for data access changes

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Theresa May seeks evidence-giving in secret
2014-06-19
Home Secretary Theresa May is asking Mr Justice Mitting at London's High Court to allow closed material proceedings (CMPs) to be used when his case comes on for hearing to protect national security. If the judge allows the application, Mr McGartland ...
(Evening Standard)
  1. IRA mole Martin McGartland's case against Home Office may be heard in secret
  2. Home Office maintains secrecy stance in court battle with IRA informer

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Theresa May apologises over passport delays
2014-06-19
Home secretary Theresa May issued an apology for delays in processing passport applications but insisted the government is doing all it can to deal with the situation. "I am sorry and the government is sorry," she told MPs in a Labour-led Commons ...
(Travel Weekly UK)
  1. Minister says sorry for passport backlog
  2. RESIGNATION CALL: Newport West MP Paul Flynn has called for Passport ...
  3. Home Secretary 'sorry' for passport delays

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Theresa May apologises for passport application delays
2014-06-17
Theresa May apologises for passport application delays. Home Secretary Theresa May has apologised for delays in processing passport applications and insisted the Government is doing all it can to deal with the situation. Share · Tweet · Plus · Reddit.
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  1. Theresa May 'sorry' over delayed passport applications
  2. May apology for passport delays
  3. 'I am sorry and the Government is sorry': Home Secretary makes grovelling ...

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