Environment Secretary Michael Gove will enter the race to be next Prime Minister on Sunday as the fight for the Tory crown showed signs of turning increasingly bitter.
Theresa May’s resignation speech has fired the starting gun on the official Tory leadership race, by setting a departure date of June 7.
Theresa May will fire the starting gun on a Tory leadership race when she announces her departure as Prime Minister.
Theresa May’s fate as Prime Minister looks set to be sealed on Friday when she meets the Tory grandee who speaks for Conservative backbenchers.
Pressure is intensifying on Theresa May to resign after Commons Leader Andrea Leadsom quit the Cabinet over the Prime Minister’s Brexit plan.
Fellow Conservative Party MPs have described Andrea Leadsom’s decision to leave the Government due to its Brexit approach as “absolutely the right thing to do”, while a Labour MP wished her well.
Commons Leader Andrea Leadsom has resigned from the Government with a “heavy heart”, saying she no longer believes its Brexit approach will deliver on the referendum result.
Theresa May will set out details of her new plan to get a Brexit deal through Parliament after another difficult Cabinet meeting.
Theresa May will try to secure Cabinet support for a “bold offer” to MPs across the Commons to finally win backing for her Brexit deal.
Cabinet minister Andrea Leadsom has said she is “seriously considering” standing for the Conservative leadership.
Theresa May has been warned that Brexiteer anger will “explode” if she strikes a Brexit pact with Jeremy Corbyn to keep the UK closely tied to the European Union.