Skip to content
- Britain’s home secretary, Theresa May, will become prime minister on Wednesday, David Cameron has said, after her only remaining rival for the Conservative Party leadership withdrew from the contest.
- Andrea Leadsom, the incumbent energy minister, said a two-month leadership election at this “critical time” for Britain would be undesirable.
- Britons voted two weeks ago in a referendum to leave the European Union.
- The opposition Labour Party is due to have its own leadership contest. Angela Eagle has said she will challenge Jeremy Corbyn.