Nick TimothyEvery day that Mrs May clings on makes things harder for successor. She has to go now

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Every day that Mrs May clings on makes things harder for successor. She has to go now

Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May leaves 10 Downing Street in London on May 15, 2019, ahead of the weekly Prime Minister's Questions (PMQs) 

It’s now beyond time for the Prime Minister to accept that the game is up. Her premiership has failed, and her authority is shot. She has lost control of her ministers, who are clamouring to replace her. She has lost her MPs, who feel betrayed and misled. In June, the Conservative voluntary party will declare no confidence in her as its leader.

In the local elections earlier this month, she lost almost 1,300 councillors. In the farcical European elections next week, she will win as few as one in 10 votes. In the Peterborough by-election – held to replace a jailed Labour MP – she will surely lose.

The reason for this Conservative collapse is not complicated. The Prime Minister promised repeatedly…

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