May is faced massive criticism for failing to deliver her flagship policy of leaving the European Union.
Prime Minister, Theresa May
The embattled Prime Minister, Theresa May will quit as party leader on June 7, she said on the doorstep of 10 Downing Street on Friday.
Her announcement will trigger a leadership contest, with several Conservative MPs tipped to run. The winner will be Britain’s next PM.
She’s faced massive criticism for failing to deliver her flagship policy of leaving the European Union, missing two Brexit deadlines.
A number of May’s Cabinet members and colleagues are paying tribute to their boss after her emotional statement on the steps of 10 Downing Street.
Amber Rudd, who has served as her Home Secretary and Work and Pensions Secretary, said she had shown “great courage.”