The United Kingdom will have a new female Prime Minister and leader of the Conservative Party by Wednesday evening after her sole rival Andrea Leadsom pulled out from the race.
May will formally become the new prime minister after current Prime Minister David Cameron offers his resignation to Queen Elizabeth II at Buckingham Palace on Wednesday.
On Monday Cameron said he will answer questions from people at the parliament on Wednesday morning, after that he will submit his resignation letter to the Queen.
“After answering some questions on Wednesday, I expect to go to the Palace and submit my resignation. We will have a new prime minister in that building by Wednesday evening”, said Cameron to the media at his office at Downing.
Ate her nomination, Theresa May told the people that she is honored andhumbled to be chosen by the Conservatives as their leader.
She said her first three priorities in her leadership bid will be;
- The need for strong leadership.
- The need for unity.
- The need for a vision for the future and for a Britain that works for everyone.
“We need to reunite our country and we need a strong new positive vision for the future of our country, a vision of a country that works not for the privileged view but that work for every one of us,” she said.
“We are going to give people more control over their lives. That is how, together we will build a better Britain. Brexit means Brexit and we will make success of it,” she concluded.