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Theresa May to become Britain’s second female prime minister

Theresa May
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Theresa May will take the keys to No 10 by Wednesday evening, David Cameron has confirmed.

The Prime Minister said he was "delighted" that the Home Secretary would succeed him in Downing Street and he will go to the Palace to offer his resignation to the Queen on Wednesday afternoon.

Mr Cameron will chair his last Cabinet meeting tomorrow morning and appear in the Commons for the final time as premier when he takes to the Despatch Box for Prime Minister's Questions at noon on Wednesday.

Theresa May will take the keys to No 10 by Wednesday evening, David Cameron has confirmed.

The UK Prime Minister said he was "delighted" that the Home Secretary would succeed him in Downing Street and he will go to the Palace to offer his resignation to the Queen on Wednesday afternoon.

Mr Cameron will chair his last Cabinet meeting tomorrow morning and appear in the Commons for the final time as premier when he takes to the Despatch Box for Prime Minister's Questions at noon on Wednesday.