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David Cameron told Theresa May to 'keep on going' in No 10 meeting

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David Cameron reportedly told Theresa May to “keep on going” when he met his successor at No 10 earlier this week. 

The former prime minister was spotted entering No 10 on Monday for talks with Mrs May.

A source close to Mr Cameron told The Sun: “They talked about what’s going on at the moment.

“He was generally very supportive, and told her she must keep on going.”

The meeting came on the back of weeks of infighting and Cabinet briefing.

Mrs May was forced to remind her top team of ministers of their responsibilities yesterday after a string of leaks over the weekend about Chancellor Philip Hammond’s comments to Cabinet last week.

She reprimanded those behind the briefing for “not taking their responsibilities seriously”, Downing Street said.

In a newspaper interview on Monday, Mr Cameron told Mrs May she needed to provide a “more inspiring vision” in order to win over voters attracted by Jeremy Corbyn’s message.

Speaking to the Evening Standard, he said: “Modernisation isn’t an event. It is a process. A political party should be asking itself all the time, ‘Am I properly in touch with and reflecting the society and the country?’…

“I want us to go on being the open, liberal, tolerant party that we became post-2005 because I think that was part of our success.”

“We on the centre-right side of the argument have to have just as inspiring a vision – a more inspiring vision – of how you build not just a strong economy but a strong society and a better life.”

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