Theresa May: The courteous assassin – David Hencke

Theresa May, home sercretary. Pic Credit: conservatives.com

The description of how Theresa May handled the demise of the child sex abuse panel  – reported by me on Exaro at the weekend- shows the ruthless home secretary at her most combative and courteous rolled into one, writes David Hencke.

Determined to put months of indecision and  two mistaken  chair appointments behind her-  she took the most radical and surgical action she could do. She sacked the lot of the panel and started again. She had already.heavily hinted in her letter to the panel last year that this could happen.  But she softened the blow  with pleasantries and hand shakes and some genuine kind words.Never have so many people been so thoroughly stuffed in such a courteous way.

This streak of ruthlessness is why Theresa May is now  a serious contender for the leadership of the Tory Party.

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4 thoughts on “Theresa May: The courteous assassin – David Hencke

  1. Owen Williams

    “This streak of ruthlessness is why Theresa May is now a serious contender for the leadership of the Tory Party.”

    God, I hope not. The woman’s a textbook sociopath, she’d do more damage in six months than Camoron, Gideot and Herr Schmidt have done in four years — and not only would she then continue to do that damage, she’d probably keep the latter two walking disasters on to continue their own reigns of incompetent terror.

    Camoron’s entire Cabinet wants shooting!! None of them should ever be allowed into a position of such power again that they can do the level of harm that’s been done in the last four years!

    1. Mike Sivier Post author

      Agreed.
      Theresa May has been after the leadership for a good few years, if I recall correctly.

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