Theresa May to resign as prime minister
25, May 2019
Prelims level : Mains level :
- British Prime Minister has announced that she would resign as the UK’s Conservative leader on June 7 “in the best interests of the country”, paving the way for a contest to decide the new Prime Minister after she failed to win over her ministers with a revised strategy to withdraw Britain from the European Union.
- UK Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt during a meeting with May at Downing Street on Thursday said to have expressed his dissatisfaction with her renewed attempt at getting her controversial Brexit Withdrawal Agreement Bill through the House of Commons.