Tories don't want Theresa May but they can't get rid of her without another general election
Could it have been worse? Well, I suppose it could have been an Andrea Leadsom leader’s speech. That would have been far worse.
But for Theresa May, excruciating doesn’t begin to cover what happened on Wednesday.
On the eve of the conference speech, we mused, as everyone else in Manchester did, over the prospects for the Prime Minister and her possible successors.
One very experienced old hand in Government, who weathered many a storm, pitched in that when you are besieged in Downing Street, a Prime Minister takes it one day at a time.
Get through a day undamaged, and it becomes a week. The... read more
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