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The appointment of Andrea Leadsom as Defra secretary is an intriguing decision by new prime minister Theresa May. At first glance, it would appear to continue a common theme of promoting pro-Brexit campaigners to prominent roles in the Cabinet. Mrs Leadsom sparked controversy this week when she appeared to suggest that being a mother-of-three meant she would be more qualified to be a successful PM than Mrs May. See also: Andrea Leadsom replaces Truss as Defra secretary But she later […]