Ken Davy: A day, not a week, is a long time in politics

27 Jul 2016

The Huddersfield-born Labour prime minister, Harold Wilson, famously coined the phrase: “A week is a long time in politics.”

If he was alive today, I think he would have to admit that, at the moment, 24 hours is a lifetime in politics. It is hard to imagine that little more than a month ago most commentators were predicting a fairly comfortable referendum victory for David Cameron, the remain campaign and the status quo.

Regardless of what you supported, your clients will benefit significantly from the swift transfer of power to Theresa May.

My biggest fear after Mr Cameron’s resignation was that we would be leaderless for several months while the Tories sorted themselves out.

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