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Face to watch in 2019: Theresa May, British PM

Observers are questioning if Mrs Theresa May can remain as British Prime Minister till 2022.
Observers are questioning if Mrs Theresa May can remain as British Prime Minister till 2022.

British Prime Minister Theresa May, 63, scored a minor victory in Parliament this month by winning a no-confidence vote - but she emerged a weakened figure as the UK enters the final and most crucial step of its Brexit process.

Mrs May pledged to resign before the 2022 elections and, even then, one-third of her own party MPs voted against her. Observers are now questioning whether she can remain in the job that long.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on December 23, 2018, with the headline 'Theresa May, British PM'. Print Edition | Subscribe