The British Cabinet minister responsible for overseeing the United Kingdom’s exit from the European Union (“Brexit”) predicted Friday morning that despite a very narrow re-election of the ruling Conservative Party earlier this year, Theresa May “will last five years” as prime minister.
“My inclination is that the government will last the five years,” David Davis, secretary of state for Exiting the European Union, told Newsmax. “We have changed our structure [of terms for prime minister] recently.”
Davis, 68, spoke to us following remarks delivered to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in Washington. A Member of Parliament for 30 years and protégé of the late Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, he lost a bid for leadership of the Conservative Party in 2005 to future Prime Minister David Cameron.
With May on thin political ice since Conservatives barely clung to power in the last election, several surveys of Conservative Members of Parliament have