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British leader vows to win 'battle of ideas' in Parliament

AP  |  London 

British Prime Minister says she has to win a "battle of ideas" in and the country after losing her majority in last month's

In a speech both conciliatory and defiant, May urged her political opponents to contribute their "views and ideas" to help shape policy.

May spoke nearly a year after taking office, and just over a month after she suffered a setback from voters in a snap

She acknowledged today that the result was "not what I wanted," but said she remained committed to building a fairer as the country leaves the European Union.

May was speaking at the launch of a report on how to guarantee protections for the growing number of workers in the "gig economy.

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First Published: Tue, July 11 2017. 17:22 IST