Robert Peston talks through Theresa May’s resignation | ITV News

A tearful Theresa May announced she will resign as Conservative leader on June 7, paving the way for a new Tory MP to take the keys of Number 10.

Speaking outside Downing Street this morning, Mrs May outlined her resignation timetable after facing increasing calls from within her own party and the opposition benches to step down.

The Prime Minister struggled to fight back the tears as she said it had been “the honour of my life” to serve “the country that I love”.

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