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UK: 'There is no Mayism!' Theresa May unveils Tory manifesto in Halifax03:33

UK: 'There is no Mayism!' Theresa May unveils Tory manifesto in Halifax

United Kingdom, Halifax
May 18, 2017 at 12:36 GMT -00:00 · Published

Theresa May, British Prime Minister (English): "There is no Mayism, I know you journalists like to write about it. There is good solid conservatism which puts the interests of the country and the interests of working people at the heart of everything we do in government. Thank you." *MIXED FRAMES AT SOURCE*

British Prime Minister Theresa May unveiled the Conservative manifesto for the 2017 elections in Halifax, Thursday, focusing on her administration’s plans for a hard Brexit amidst concerns over social reforms.

May repeated earlier pledges of a compassionate conservatism, telling her audience that the new manifesto would ensure "a stronger, fairer, more prosperous Britain that works for everyone, not just a privileged few.”

Coming under fire from journalists over social care reform and her vision of conservativism, May was asked if ‘Mayism’ was “a rejection of Thatcherism, and are you personally rejecting the many comparisons between you and Margaret Thatcher?"

She replied that "there is no Mayism… There is good solid conservatism.”

In the wake of the Brexit referendum, May announced snap elections in the UK on April 18, which are scheduled to take place on June 8, 2017.

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Theresa May, British Prime Minister (English): "There is no Mayism, I know you journalists like to write about it. There is good solid conservatism which puts the interests of the country and the interests of working people at the heart of everything we do in government. Thank you." *MIXED FRAMES AT SOURCE*

British Prime Minister Theresa May unveiled the Conservative manifesto for the 2017 elections in Halifax, Thursday, focusing on her administration’s plans for a hard Brexit amidst concerns over social reforms.

May repeated earlier pledges of a compassionate conservatism, telling her audience that the new manifesto would ensure "a stronger, fairer, more prosperous Britain that works for everyone, not just a privileged few.”

Coming under fire from journalists over social care reform and her vision of conservativism, May was asked if ‘Mayism’ was “a rejection of Thatcherism, and are you personally rejecting the many comparisons between you and Margaret Thatcher?"

She replied that "there is no Mayism… There is good solid conservatism.”

In the wake of the Brexit referendum, May announced snap elections in the UK on April 18, which are scheduled to take place on June 8, 2017.

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