UK Prime Minister, Theresa May has announced she will resign as leader of the Conservative Party on Friday 7th June.

But May reveals she will stay in office until the process of finding a replacement is concluded.

PM says it’s a great regret she couldn’t deliver Brexit, after fighting three consecutive times.

Leadership race will, however begin on week of 10 June

Tory contenders line up for leadership race.

More than 12 Conservative MPs are seriously considering running, BBC political editor Laura Kuenssberg has said, with former foreign secretary Boris Johnson currently seen as the front runner.

Theresa May announces her resignation date

BREAKING: Theresa May announces she will resign as leader of the Conservative Party on Friday 7th June and will stay in office until the process of finding a replacement is concluded. Get live updates here: http://po.st/8PtESZ

Posted by Sky News on Friday, May 24, 2019

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