London, May 24: The debate of Brexit in UK parliament is one of the hottest topics across the world as this will change the entire political scenario for the United Kingdom. But after a long debate on this issue, finally, time run out for British PM Theresa May.
Theresa May, Prime Minister is under huge pressure because of the failure of delivery of Brexit. Now, today Theresa May announced the resignation today at 10 Downing Street as leader of Britain's ruling Conservative Party on June 7.
Theresa May was only the second woman Prime Minister Britain has ever had, after Thatcher.
After this announcement, she will remain PM until a new leader is chosen by her party, in a contest which will begin the following week and conclude in the coming future.
British Prime Minister in July 2016, after her predecessor David Cameron stepped down in the wake of the U.K.’s vote to leave the European Union in the June 2016 referendum.
Theresa May, the former Home Secretary, also supported to ‘remain’ campaign in the referendum, but to turned ‘leave’ movement as PM, promising to do all she could to make Brexit an opportunity for the country.
The moment that defined her leadership came in April 2017, when she called a general election in a bid to increase her majority in Parliament in order to smooth the passage of Brexit legislation. Though, May’s strategy, based on high polling data at the time, failed to pay off.
In the June election, the Labour Party led by Jeremy Corbyn staged a surprise reappearance, resulting in May’s Conservatives actually losing seats.
Theresa May served as British Prime Minister for 3 years.
May took out by her own cabinet and party, who lost all believe in her ability to deliver Brexit. But the final blow hit on Wednesday when her 4th attempt was failed to put her Brexit deal. Her closest allies said, “said they could not support her latest compromise that included a concession to let lawmakers vote on whether to hold a second Brexit referendum”.
While announcing her resignation, May said, “It is in the best interests of the country for a new Prime Minister to lead, It is and will always remain a matter of deep regret to me that I have not been able to deliver Brexit”.
She said, “It will be for my successor to seek a way forward that honors the result of the referendum. To succeed, he or she will have to find consensus in Parliament where I have not.”
May expressed with emotions, “I will shortly leave the job that it has been the honor of my life to hold, The second female prime minister, but certainly not the last. I do so with no ill-will, but with enormous and enduring gratitude to have had the opportunity to serve the country I love.”