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This morning May told Sir Graham Brady, chair of the influential 1922 Committee of backbench MPs, that she intended to leave her position next Friday, 7 June.
She will remain as Prime Minister while the Conservatives go through the process of selecting a new leader.
Most were actually built rather cheaply and were not of good quality – still the case when Winston Churchill resided at Number 10 and he is quoted as saying his house was “shaky and lightly built by the profiteering contractor whose name that bear.”By the 1800s the houses had nearly all been taken over by the government.
Some of the original buildings were demolished to allow space to build and expand the Privy Council Office, the Board of Trade and the Treasury Offices.
May has been under pressure to resign over her handling of Brexit, with multiple Cabinet ministers making it clear this week that they could not support the terms of the WAB – in particular clauses allowing MPs to vote on the prospect of a second referendum and a temporary customs union.
On Wednesday, 22 May, in the aftermath of the Prime Minister’s announcement of the WAB reading, several ministers attempted to secure meetings with May to demand she withdraw the bill – a coded demand for May’s resignation, as she had closely tied her premiership with the WAB – while Leader of the House Andrea Leadsom resigned in protest.
The National Library's Australian Government Web Archive site also contains transcripts.
THE new UK Prime Minister will announced today, results are expected at 11.45 am.
10 Downing, check out our guided Westminster Tour and our London in a Day Tour, which both stop at Downing Street.Former Foreign Secretary and Brexit enthusiast Boris Johnson is currently the frontrunner to take over the leadership of the Conservative party, due to begin on 10 June.Despite expressions of dismay from centre-leaning and Remain-supporting Conservatives, Johnson enjoys high levels of support from the party’s membership; as well as MPs including Jacob Rees-Mogg, chair of the hard right Conservative faction the European Research Group, and disgraced former defence secretary Gavin Williamson.The front door to Number 10 is most likely the most famous feature of the building.
Large, shiny and black and bearing ‘10’ in large brass numbers, the door is most likely one of the most photographed in the world!
He left the Department of Health after securing a £20bn funding increase for the NHS, but was hated by junior doctors after changing their contracts so they wouldn't receive extra pay for the many shifts they work - previously classified as unsociable hours.