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Theresa May 'Alone And Friendless' After Election Defeat, Says Former Aide

Theresa May 'Alone And Friendless' After Election Defeat, Says Former Aide

Timothy and Hill, considered part of May's inner circle of confidants as her joint chiefs of staff, quit their Downing Street top jobs after coming under fire as the duo responsible for convincing May to call a snap general election with claims she was assured a landslide victory.

Senior members of the ruling Conservative party had reportedly made the departure of Nick Timothy and Fiona Hill a condition of allowing May to stay on after losing her parliamentary majority in Thursday's vote.

The Prime Minister has also been criticised for investing too much power in the pair, who were notorious in Westminster for fiercely guarding Mrs May.

Mrs May announced the new Downing Street chief of staff would be ex-Conservative MP and former housing minister Gavin Barwell.

Mr Jones said it had been "only a matter of time" before Mr Timothy and Ms Hill were forced to quit over the election result but suggested their dismissal was not created to be constructive.

"Of course, running the Home Office is very different from running the country". Beleaguered May is appointing new members of her government after several. She was forced to resign as Mrs May's special adviser in a 2014 dispute with Michael Gove over who was to blame for briefing newspapers about an increase in extremism in schools.

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Before joining her in Number 10, the former journalist also worked for Mrs May in the Home Office where she was known for her ferocious loyalty to her boss.

A row over his refusal, as a publicly funded employee, to campaign for the Conservatives at a by-election in 2014 saw him ousted from the Home Office amid tensions between Mrs May and David Cameron.

A No 10 spokesman said: "We can confirm that the Democratic Unionist Party have agreed to the principles of an outline agreement to support the Conservative government on a confidence and supply basis when Parliament returns next week".

"We were not talking to the people who chose to vote for Labour", he said. "I take responsibility for my part in this election campaign, which was the oversight of our policy programme".

She added: "I have no doubt at all that Theresa May will continue to serve and work hard as Prime Minister - and do it brilliantly".

"From hubris to humiliation", said the left-leaning Guardian.

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One former minister, Anna Soubry, welcomed the clearout, saying it was the "right thing to do" and the PM must "build a consensus" on Brexit and other issues. Instead, the election ended up wiping out the Conservative majority.

May put on a courageous face after Thursday's vote, expressing sorrow for the MPs who lost their seats but refusing to acknowledge how her election gamble backfired.

As the Conservative leadership begins formal negotiations with the DUP, disquiet is being expressed in some quarters about the move.

But Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson, who is gay, was among the first to express disquiet over a deal with the DUP, which is opposed to abortion and gay rights.

"They have once again betrayed the interests of the people of the north by supporting a Tory party which has cut funding to our public services year on year to the tune of hundreds of millions of pounds".

There are MPs within the conservative party who are calling for May's resignation and slamming her style of governance as tone deaf to her own Cabinet ministers and MPs.

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