Jonathan Foreman

Theresa May’s record as Home Secretary is alarming, not reassuring

Despite David Cameron’s experience as a marketing man, his skills at reputation management were feeble compared to those of Theresa May. May was not a terrible Home Secretary but she was not a good one, still less an outstanding one.

Yes, she remained in office for six years. But longevity in office is hardly proof of success, even at the Home Office.

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