Back to school: Theresa May’s post-holiday blues could hit her hard

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Back to school: Theresa May’s post-holiday blues could hit her hard

After the PM’s trip to Africa, comes six months of extraordinary political drama

Embattled prime ministers seeking to escape the petty squabbles of Westminster and burnish their reputation for statesmanship have long favoured a conveniently timed trip abroad; though as Jim Callaghan famously discovered on his return from Barbados in January 1979, the sense of relief can be fleeting.

Theresa May is returning to the political frontline this week, not in Westminster, but by demonstrating her commitment to a post-Brexit “global Britain” with a visit to three African countries.

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