Downing Street has ordered an investigation into how a memo sent to senior civil servants to warn about the consequences of leaking information was passed on to journalists within days.

Theresa May’s official spokeswoman said that action was under way to find out who had sent the letter, written by the cabinet secretary, Sir Jeremy Heywood, warning officials that they faced the sack if they leaked information, to a Sunday newspaper.

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Controversial plans for the military to opt out from the European convention on human rights (ECHR) during future conflicts will be introduced by ministers, to see off what the prime minister described as an “industry of vexatious claims” against soldiers.

The long-mooted idea will be announced on Tuesday at the Conservative party conference by Theresa May and the defence secretary, Michael Fallon, although it was immediately criticised by human rights groups who said it was based on a false narrative of spurious lawsuits.

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Theresa May, who was at the forefront of the fight against terror during her six years as Home Secretary, plans to introduce tough new measures to counter the growing threat from extremists.

Millions are to be spent on extra armed police, thousands more spies are being recruited and the secret service is preparing to take the war to jihadi heartlands.

A source close to the Prime Minister said: “Nobody knows better than Theresa May the nature of the threat facing Britain.

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Theresa May ’s new policy guru has a plan to slash employment rights and cut wages for workers in poorer areas.

MP George Freeman , made head of Mrs May’s policy board last week, also believes people working in new firms should have no employment rights, possibly including maternity pay, paid leave and minimum wage .

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Theresa May has said she would be willing to authorise a nuclear strike that could kill 100,000 people, as the House of Commons voted overwhelming to replace Britain’s Trident programme.

The prime minister confirmed she would be prepared to press the nuclear button if necessary as she opened a debate about whether the UK should spend up to £40bn replacing four submarines that carry nuclear warheads.

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