Pick of the week: Out with the old

David Cameron left Downing Street this week
David Cameron left Downing Street this week
Natalie Bloomer By

A chance for you to catch up on our five most-read articles of the week:

Five: Cameron’s legacy: Beneath the spin, there was nothing

It was the week that saw David Cameron leave Downing Street so we decided to take a look at the legacy he leaves behind. But other than gay marriage, our fifth place item suggested he has achieved very little and that if it wasn't for Brexit, history would have forgotten him.


Four: Theresa May: Something wicked this way comes

Our new prime minster wasted no time in naming her new cabinet and it soon became very clear that hers will be a very different government to Cameron's. But while May has her strengths this next piece suggested that some of her previous policies have been wrong and dangerous.

Three: The best thing May can do with Gove is keep him where he is

We now know that Michael Gove has been sacked from government but before this news broke we carried this piece from the Howard League for Penal Reform about why the best thing Theresa May could have down for Prison reform was to leave Gove in charge of the Ministry of Justice.

Two: Andrea Leadsom called for minimum wage and maternity pay to be scrapped for small business

Before Andrea Leadsom quit the race to be the next leader of the Conservative party, our piece in second place this week, reported on comments she'd made previously which suggested that the minimum wage and maternity rights should be scrapped for employees of small businesses.

One:  Everything you need to know about Theresa May’s Brexit nightmare in five minutes


Ever since the referendum, the news hasn't stopped for a second so it's little wonder that most people are feeling more than a little uncertain about Britain's future. To help, our most-read item this week aims to answer all your questions about Theresa May's upcoming Brexit negotiations in just five minutes.

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