Andrea Leadsom

British Conservative politician

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Andrea Leadsom: British Conservative politician
Andrea Jacqueline Leadsom is a British Conservative politician who served as Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy from 2019 to 2020, and has served as Member of Parliament (MP) for South Northamptonshire since 2010. Leadsom served as the Leader of the House of Commons from 2017 to 2019. Leadsom has twice run to become Leader of the Conservative Party, in 2016 and 2019.


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UK business minister Leadsom leaves role in reshuffle

British business minister Andrea Leadsom said on Thursday she was leaving her role as part of Prime Minister Boris Johnson's ministerial reshuffle.
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Andrea Leadsom: Business secretary and senior Brexiteer sacked from cabinet

Former Conservative leadership candidate Andrea Leadsom has been sacked as business secretary in Boris Johnson's reshuffle.
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Harry Dunn: Anne Sacoolas extradition refusal 'wrong'

Andreas Leadsom says the decision by the US to not extradite Anne Sacoolas "must be changed".
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Britain says Huawei alternatives are limited, decision soon: minister

Britain will soon decide what role China's Huawei will have in its 5G telecommunications network but there are only a limited number of alternative providers, business minister Andrea Leadsom said on..
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Andrea Leadsom rebuked for claiming biofuels can help tackle climate emergency

Business secretary under fire after hailing how UK can 'tackle climate change' by using recycled cooking oil to fuel planes
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Government 'disappointed' by fracking suspension as campaigners push for permanent ban

Business secretary Andrea Leadsom says shale gas something the UK 'will need for the next several decades'
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Andrea Leadsom says no backstop including time-limited one will be in Brexit deal

andrea leadsom says no backstop including time-limited one will be in brexit deal
Business Secretary Andrea Leadsom said if the EU does not compromise on the backstop, the UK will be leaving the EU without a deal on October 31. Speaking on ITV’s Peston show, the Conservative MP..
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UK business secretary Leadsom says economy could withstand a no-deal Brexit: FT

UK business secretary Andrea Leadsom said Britain's economy is robust and that it could withstand a no-deal Brexit, according to an interview with the Financial Times published on Friday.
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Thomas Cook managers face UK government probe over collapse

thomas cook managers face uk government probe over collapse
London: The UK government has ordered an investigation into the role of Thomas Cook Group Plc’s management in the collapse of the 178-year-old tour operator. Business Secretary Andrea Leadsom asked..
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Boris Johnson’s government can’t have it both ways – you either ‘trust the people’ or ...

boris johnson’s government can’t have it both ways – you either ‘trust the people’ or ...
“Trust the People” was the momentary empty slogan of convenience for the prime ministerial cronies. Those same people might think that informed choice should be the gift of the Information Age, but..
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No-deal Brexit: Documents on food and medicine shortages should be kept secret to avoid scaring people, minister says

'Putting out there all of the possible permutations of what could happen actually just serves to concern people', Andrea Leadsom claims
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UK business minister says focus is to get Brexit deal at Oct. 17 EU summit

British business minister Andrea Leadsom said on Wednesday her government's focus was getting a divorce deal with the European Union at a summit next month that did not require an Irish backstop..
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UK's governing Conservatives to stand candidate against speaker at next election

Britain's governing Conservative Party plans to stand a candidate against parliamentary speaker John Bercow at the next national election, business minister Andrea Leadsom said, accusing him of..
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UK hopes to debate Brexit bill after extended break: Leadsom

British business minister Andrea Leadsom said the government hopes to be able to debate a new Withdrawal Agreement bill when parliament returns from its extended break on Oct. 14.
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UK power cut: Government to investigate outage that left a million without electricity

National Grid to be subject to probe announced by Andrea Leadsom
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UK power cut: Andrea Leadsom launches government investigation

A committee will look at whether National Grid's procedures are fit for purpose.
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Tory leadership race: Andrea Leadsom throws weight behind Boris Johnson after elimination in first round

Andrea Leadsom has announced she will back Boris Johnson to become leader of the Tory Party.
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UK's Andrea Leadsom considers backing Sajid Javid in leadership race: The Times

The UK's Andrea Leadsom, who was defeated in the first round of a leadership contest, is now considering supporting interior minister Sajid Javid in the leadership race to succeed Prime Minister..
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Boris Johnson Edges Ahead To Become Next UK Prime Minister

boris johnson edges ahead to become next uk prime minister
Boris Johnson secured the most votes in the first ballot to select the next Conservative party leader and prime minister of the United Kingdom, according to The South China Morning Post. The field of..
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UK PM candidate Leadsom against second Scottish referendum, but 'never say never'

Andrea Leadsom, a candidate to replace Prime Minister Theresa May, said on Tuesday she would fight against Scotland holding a second independence referendum, but that she could "never say never" to..
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John Bercow and MPs cannot block no-deal Brexit, says Andrea Leadsom

The Conservative leadership candidate says she will drop Brexit bills rather than allow them to be use to delay departure
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With a sensible Brexit, Leadsom hopes to become Britain's PM

Andrea Leadsom believes her pitch for a sensible Brexit will not only break the impasse over Britain's departure from the European Union but also open the door to Downing Street for her to become prime..
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Andrea Leadsom wants to move on from the consequences of her own actions, and we will all just let her

The Tory leadership contest feels like a heavily co-ordinated Conservative Party plan to lower the nation down to its own level
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UK PM candidate Leadsom says: parliament cannot stop Brexit

Andrea Leadsom, one of the candidates vying to replace Prime Minister Theresa May, said on Tuesday that the British parliament could not stop Brexit taking place on Oct. 31.
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UK PM candidate Leadsom: Brexit on Oct. 31 is my 'hard red line'

Andrea Leadsom, one of the candidates vying to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May, said on Tuesday she would seek a managed Brexit but that leaving the European Union on Oct. 31 was a hard, red..
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UK PM candidate Leadsom: I am proposing a 'managed' Brexit

Andrea Leadsom, one of the candidates vying for Prime Minister Theresa May's job, said she would seek a "managed exit" from the European Union on Oct. 31.
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