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How did UK PM May handle PMQs grilling?

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itain's new prime minister Theresa May has faced her first prime minister's questions. I'm Reuters reporter Jake Ugreez where it's fair to say that here in Westminster it's been a bit of a busy week for May. It was just seven days ago she became Britain's second Female Prime Minister, a point she wanted to make to the leader of the opposition.
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>> In my years here in this house, I've long heard the Labour Party asking what the Conservative Party does for women.
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It just keeps making us Prime Minister.>> But Labor leader Jeremy Corbin sought to take the wind out of her sails with one line of attack in particular, her record in office as Home Secretary.
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>> From the steps of Downing Street she talked very eloquently about fighting burning injustice. Yet, Mr. Speaker, her last act as Home Secretary was to shock the all grieving inquiry against the long grass. The Prime Minister highlighted the failures of her predecessor on social justice, home ownership, education and the cost of living, some might say that as a cabinet minister she too was responsible for that.
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>> That potential weakness also perhaps one of her greatest strengths. She has served in government in one of the most senior positions possible. As such she's seen as a steady pair of hands, but here we witnessed a slightly more bullish side.>> There are many members on the opposition benches who might be familiar with an unscrupulous boss.
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A boss, or maybe even a boss who exploits the rules to further his own career.
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mind him of anybody?
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