Theresa May sowing seeds of her own downfall with Brexit approach, Nick Clegg warns

Theresa May treated Michael Heseltine like a “two-bit backbencher” and is sowing the seeds of her own downfall in the way she deals with her party, ex-Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg has warned.  

The former Liberal Democrat leader said Tory peer Lord Heseltine’s sudden sacking as a government adviser, without so much as a phone call from Ms May, had exposed a callous streak that would come back to haunt the Prime Minister. 

In an exclusive interview with The Independent, he said resentment is building among Tories over Ms May’s broader “disrespectful and authoritarian” approach, as

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