Theresa May to replace David Cameron as PM of the UK. She will be the second female leader of Britain after Margaret Thatcher.
Prime Minister David Cameron stated that he will step down as Prime Minister on Wednesday, making way for Theresa May to succeed him as the next leader. According to Cameron, Theresa May has the overwhelming support of Conservative lawmakers. Andrea Leadsom was running against Theresa May however, given May’s strong support, she withdrew from the race. Cameron said that he will attend the final session of Prime Minister’s Questions in the House of Commons on Wednesday before going to visit the Queen tendering his resignations. The Queen is charged with appointing the new leader. Speaking about Theresa, Cameron said that the United Kingdom will have a new PM by Wednesday evening.
Theresa May, the PM-in-waiting, promised to build a better Britain. She vowed to make the UK’s EU exit a massive success. While speaking to the media she said,
I am honored and humbled to have been chosen by the Conservative Party to become its leader.
She spoke of a positive vision for Britain’s future,
A vision of a country that works not for the privileged few but that works for every one of us because we’re going to give people more control over their lives and that’s how, together, we will build a better Britain.
Cameron expressed his delight over Theresa May succeeding him as the next leader of the UK. He said that a prolonged period of transition out of the EU was not necessary and,
So tomorrow I will chair my last cabinet meeting. On Wednesday I will attend the House of Commons for Prime Minister’s Questions. After that I expect to go to the Palace and offer my resignation.
He praised May as being strong and competent and vowed full support for her.
Earlier Cameron was to stay in office till October 2016 however, certain change in circumstances will see him exit as the Prime Minister of the UK on Wednesday.You can follow us on Facebook, Twitter, or Google+ for more updates. Otherwise fill in the subscription box above, or subscribe to our RSS Feed.