One of the first tasks to confront a new prime minister, after an audience with the Queen, is to write “the letter of last resort”.
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Theresa May – The new PM will be looking to appoint a unity cabinet with a good mix of ministers who supported leave and remain.
Theresa May will become prime minister on Wednesday afternoon, but where does she stand on key issues? These are her beliefs, her successes and failures, and how her views have evolved:
Theresa May has declared herself “honoured and humbled” to be chosen as the new Conservative leader and promised to make a success of Brexit once she becomes prime minster.
David Cameron has announced he will stand down as U.K. prime minister on Wednesday this week. He will be succeeded as prime minister by Theresa May.
Angela Eagle has formally launched her bid to replace Jeremy Corbyn as Labour leader, arguing that the party desperately needed a unifying force who could win a general election.
Labour and the Liberal Democrats have reacted to the shock withdrawal of Andrea Leadsom from the Tory leadership contest by demanding an early general election.
Andrea Leadsom has pulled out of the race to become the next Conservative leader in the “best interests of the country”, paving the way for Theresa May to be crowned prime minister.
Prominent Labour MPs are set to reject a return to the frontbench if Jeremy Corbyn wins Saturday’s leadership battle and fails to accept elections to the shadow cabinet.
Polls have closed in Labour’s bitter leadership election, with the shadow chancellor, John McDonnell, predicted that Jeremy Corbyn will comfortably defeat his rival, Owen Smith.
Jeremy Corbyn has struck a defiant tone in a close-of-poll statement on Labour’s tough leadership election, warning rebellious MPs against “destructive self-indulgence”.