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May's answer to 'quiet revolution' Brexit

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>> Do we have a plan for Brexit?>> The road to Brexit always promised to be complex and hazardous, but Britain's Prime Minister has turned in an unexpected direction. Theresa May firing the starting gun for Brexit this week and also laying out her vision to change the way the United Kingdom is run, in response to what she's called a quiet revolution, according to Reuters bureau chief Guy Falkenbridge in London.
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>> Well, what she's saying is that the vote very clearly gave a message to the political elite that the British people want control over immigration, that they want a government that takes a more decisive, and more active role in the affairs of the state.>> While we're leaving the European Union we will-
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>> In her speech at a Conservative Party conference May said she was looking to inspiration from former British prime ministers Thatcher, Attlee, and Churchill. All of whom were big reformers and did make an imprint on British politics. Some say, though, this is not the time for May to make hers.
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>> Theresa May's proposing quite a significant reform of the United Kingdom at exactly the same time as she's going into what is probably the most complex negotiation in post-war Europe, how to Brexit. No one really knows how to Brexit, she's got all of the Brexit negotiations. And at the same time she's proposing quite a different way of running the United Kingdom.
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>> The Sun Newspaper praised May's aim to reboot Britain but warned her not to built a more expensive state. Her words also spooking investors who fear Britain's relationship with a single market could end. May is an unlikely radical, and some are skeptical about her ability to deliver.
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But her words indicate some of the biggest changes to the country in decades. Change she says is crucial to insure that those who voted for Brexit are no longer ignored.