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May faces cabinet coup within days
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May faces cabinet coup within days

    Theresa May has days left in Downing Street amid a cabinet coup to oust her, according to several reports. Speculation the prime minister will be ousted is at fever pitch, with The Sunday Times reporting 11 cabinet ministers had told them they want Mrs May to move aside and make way for a replacement. Her de facto deputy David Lidington has been named as her potential caretaker replacement, while several are said to be ready to throw their weight behind Environment Secretary Michael Gove. Her former policy adviser George Freeman tweeted it was all over for the PM, adding: She's done her best. But across the country you can see the anger. Everyone feels betrayed. Government's gridlocked. Trust in democracy collapsing. This can't go on. We need a new PM who can reac...