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Video: Tory leadership battle - Andrea Leadsom under pressure after motherhood comments

Allies of Theresa May have questioned Andrea Leadsom's suitability to be prime minister after the Tory leadership candidate appeared to suggest that being a mother gave her an advantage over her childless rival.

Mrs Leadsom said she was "disgusted" by the way her comments had been presented and insisted that she believed "everyone has an equal stake in our society", stressing that she did not want the issue of children to be a feature of the campaign.

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