Brexit aftermath: Cameron to resign Wednesday
UK Prime Minister David Cameron will resign on Wednesday, July 13, handing the keys to No 10 to Theresa May, The Guardian reported.
Cameron supported Theresa May in a Monday statement saying “she’s more than able to provide the leadership the country is going to need in the years ahead and she will have my full support,” according to The Guardian's updates.
Read alsoBritish government rejects petition calling for second EU referendum“And so tomorrow I will chair my last cabinet meeting. On Wednesday I will attend the House of Commons for prime minister’s questions, said Cameron outside the Government building. “And then after that I expect to go to the Palace and offer my resignation, so we will have a new prime minister in that building behind me by Wednesday evening.
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51.9% of the votes in the referendum were cast for withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union, thus granting a victory to Eurosceptics who had campaigned for Brexit.