New UK Conservative leader expected in place by July 20

Former Cabinet colleagues Boris Johnson and Gavin Williamson leaving Number 10

Former Cabinet colleagues Boris Johnson and Gavin Williamson leaving Number 10

Her departure date means the outgoing Prime Minister will still be the British leader when U.S. President Donald Trump's contentious United Kingdom state visit takes place in early June, and in position for the commemorations of the D-Day Landings.

May earlier announced she would step down as Conservative leader on June 7 to trigger a contest to replace her, and party bosses said nominations would close in the week beginning June 10, according to Reuters.

Mrs Foster said the prime minister had fundamentally misjudged her party's position on Brexit throughout negotiations.

The Institute for Government has the individual ballot results for every Conservative leadership contest since 1965.

German Chancellor Angela Merkel noted May's decision "with respect", said a German government spokesperson. The splits in her Conservative party became a serious problem after a disastrous snap election in June 2017, when she lost her parliamentary majority.

Mrs May's decision to finally name the date for her resignation came after a bitter backlash against her last effort to get a Brexit deal through Parliament.

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She was not a natural political campaigner; her stiff public appearances as prime minister landed her the nickname "The Maybot".

European Union spokesperson Mina Andreeva said Juncker watched May's announcement that she will step down "with emotion" and it was "without personal joy".

This was because many of her Cabinet, as well as backbenchers-members of Parliament who do not hold office and sit behind the front benches in the House of Commons-and even opposition Labour MPs she had tried to woo, all rejected her new Brexit deal announced Tuesday. Leadsom added, "She did her utmost, and I wish her all the very best".

"I will shortly leave the job that has been the honour of my life to hold", she told reporters outside her Downing Street official residence.

She said she will step down on June 7.

"Anyone who believes in democracy, who believes in honoring that vote to leave the European Union. they'll be celebrating today, because she's basically been a disaster from start to finish", said Hilton, accusing May of working to "water down" Brexit and "not deliver the result".

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The timescale is set by the 1922 Committee, which on Friday said it would begin the contest on Monday, June 10 and aimed to have a new leader by the end of July.

The pound was on track for its longest-ever losing streak against the euro as some traders said they saw the rising chance of a no-deal Brexit.

Unlike Johnson, the 52-year-old sitting Foreign Secretary campaigned for the Remain side during the Brexit referendum, identifying as a one-nation conservative much like the outgoing Theresa May. "The second female prime minister, but certainly not the last".

North East Herts MP Sir Oliver Heald told this newspaper: "I am sorry that Theresa May has had such a hard time as Prime Minister and hope she will continue to contribute to national politics".

Brexiters increasingly want a stark, sharp and total break with the European Union and are dismissive of even negotiating a trade deal with Brussels; while their opponents now hope to reverse the 2016 referendum and shape the circumstances for a second plebiscite, which they hope will lead to Britain remaining a member of the bloc.

Like Hunt, she is among the most senior Remain-supporting Tories likely to run for party leadership, despite resigning from the government in April 2018 over the Windrush scandal.

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On Friday, however the Irish prime minister Leo Varadkar already sounded the alarm that what and who might come next, could be worse, and make the next phase of talks "very difficult" for Ireland.

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