Slashing regulations for farmers will be the government’s key priority for the agriculture sector as Britain leaves the European Union, the environment secretary, Andrea Leadsom, has promised.
The politician who just won’t lie down.
Andrea Leadsom, the new environment secretary, supports foxhunting and once said she wanted to end farming subsidies.
The leader of the Scottish Conservatives, Ruth Davidson, made fun of former party leadership hopefuls Andrea Leadsom and Boris Johnson during a lighthearted speech to journalists in Westminster.
Just another manic Monday.
Andrea Leadsom’s rise from junior energy minister to insurgent prime ministerial candidate lasted just 12 days before it ended on Monday when she realised support from 25% of Conservative MPs was not enough “to lead a strong and stable government”.
Theresa May – The new PM will be looking to appoint a unity cabinet with a good mix of ministers who supported leave and remain.
Andrea Leadsom has pulled out of the race to become the next Conservative leader in the “best interests of the country”, paving the way for Theresa May to be crowned prime minister.