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Tory MPs urge Andrea Leadsom to run for Conservative leader





Andrea Leadsom arrives in Downing Street, London, as Prime Minister Theresa May continues the process of appointing ministers to her new administration.

LONDON — Dozens of Conservative MPs have urged Andrea Leadsom to run for the party leadership since Theresa May’s failure to win a majority in the general election.

Leadsom — who stood to replace former prime minister and Tory leader David Cameron in 2016 — has been urged by a growing number of her parliamentary colleagues to put her name forward a second time, friends of the MP for South Northamptonshire have told Business Insider.

May has been under pressure ever since the Conservative Party failed to retain its parliamentary majority at the June 8 election. The party lost 13 seats while read more >>>

Source:: BusinessInsider.Com

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