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Top Theresa May aide going to work for the Out campaign

Theresa May’s senior special adviser Stephen Parkinson is leaving government to go and work for Vote Leave, the EU referendum Out campaign. Parkinson, who previously worked on the No to AV campaign, will start next month.

Stephen Parkinson, Theresa May's outgoing senior special adviser

Stephen Parkinson, Theresa May’s outgoing senior special adviser

The fact that someone who has worked so closely with the Home Secretary is joining the Out campaign will intensify speculation that May herself will soon come out for leaving the EU.

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