Tearful May set to quit, as Brexit fallout continues

May will stay on as Prime Minister until a successor is elected.

Theresa May, the beleaguered British Prime Minister, has fought back tears after she confirmed that she is stepping down as Conservative leader on Friday 7th June.

In a short speech, she spoke about here deep regret at not being able to deliver Brexit.

Wrapping up here address, she said she was: “The second female Prime Minster, but certainly not the last”.

Jeremy Corbyn, the opposition Labour Party Leader, said Mrs. May made the right decision.

“She clearly cannot command a majority in parliament, she clearly has lost the confidence of her own MPs – and in all the discussion she has been having with her own MPs, they’ve all said one thing to her: they don’t support her strategy.”

May will stay on as Prime Minister until a successor is elected.