Theresa May Quotes

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Born: October 1, 1956, Eastbourne, East Sussex, England, UK
Birth Country: UK
Occupation: Politician

1.
A lot of men in politics suddenly woke up to the issue of women in politics when they realised: hey, there are votes in this!
- Theresa May

2.
Countries across the world are taking action now to help them track paedophiles and terrorists who abuse new technology to plot their horrific crimes.
- Theresa May

3.
Flexible working is not just for women with children. It is necessary at the other end of the scale. If people can move into part-time work, instead of retirement, then that will be a huge help. If people can fit their work around caring responsibilities for the elderly, the disabled, then again that's very positive.
- Theresa May

4.
For voters what matters is what government actually delivers for them.
- Theresa May

5.
I believe in marriage. I believe marriage is a really important institution, it's one of the most important institutions we have.
- Theresa May

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I think for voters what matters is the values that drive the government.
- Theresa May

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I think there is a break down of trust generally, between people and politicians. I think that's come about for a whole variety of reasons.
- Theresa May

8.
I was in the Commons recently and saw a young lady wearing a nice pair of shoes. I said I liked them and she said my shoes were the reason she became involved in politics.
- Theresa May

9.
I'm not someone who feels anger on particular issues.
- Theresa May

10.
It's always an interesting experience for a politician to be heard in silence, I have to say.
- Theresa May

11.
Just as the police review their operational tactics, so we in the Home Office will review the powers available to the police.
- Theresa May

12.
Like Indiana Jones, I don't like snakes - though that might lead some to ask why I'm in politics.
- Theresa May

13.
National security is the first duty of government but we are also committed to reversing the substantial erosion of civil liberties.
- Theresa May

14.
No, I can tell you one of the first things that happens to a home secretary when they arrive in the job is that they are given a briefing about the security matters that they will be dealing with and I deal with security matters on a daily basis.
- Theresa May

15.
People have to make journeys, what we want is people to have alternatives in public transport so that they can make a choice about the sort of way in which they're going to travel.
- Theresa May

16.
So we mustn't lower our guard in any sense because of what has happened in terms of the death of Osama Bin Laden and we are certainly not doing that. The terror threat level here in the U.K. remains at severe and we're very conscious of the need to continue that.
- Theresa May

17.
The U.K. needs a system for family migration underpinned by three simple principles. One: that those who come here should do so on the basis of a genuine relationship. Two: that migrants should be able to pay their way. And three: that they are able to integrate into British society.
- Theresa May

18.
The universities have got a job here as well in making sure that people actually understand that we're open for university students coming into the U.K. There's a job here not just for the government, I think there's a job for the universities as well to make sure that people know that we are open.
- Theresa May

19.
There's much more we can be doing in Parliament, we could be giving more power back to people at local government level, through local referendums.
- Theresa May

20.
Today I can announce a raft of reforms that we estimate could save over 2.5 million police hours every year. That's the equivalent of more than 1,200 police officer posts. These reforms are a watershed moment in policing. They show that we really mean business in busting bureaucracy.
- Theresa May

21.
We all know the stories about the Human Rights Act... about the illegal immigrant who cannot be deported because, and I am not making this up, he had a pet cat.
- Theresa May

22.
We campaigned on the fact that we were going to have to take difficult decisions because of the state of the public finances. When we got into government we discovered that actually the public finances were in an even worse state than we thought.
- Theresa May

23.
We've got a first class leader at the moment. David Cameron is dealing with the issues that he was left by the last government very well indeed.
- Theresa May

24.
You can't solve a problem as complex as inequality in one legal clause.
- Theresa May

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