His successor will be elected in a two-stage process under which two final candidates face a vote of 125,000 members of the Conservative Party
British Prime Minister Theresa May is preparing to present her resignation this Friday, according to The Times, without citing a source.
According to the aforementioned newspaper, the prime minister is expected to announce her resignationafter meeting Friday with Graham Brady, the head of the Committee 1922, the governing body of the Conservative Party in Parliament.
May remain as prime minister whilehis successor is chosen in a two-stage processunder which two final candidates face a vote of 125,000 members of the Conservative Party, reports the newspaper.
The head of the parliamentary group of the Conservative Party in the House of Commons, Andrea Leadsom, resigned this Wednesday because she does not believe that May's government will comply with Brexit.
With Leadsom there are already 36 positions that have been abandoned by the Government of May within the framework of Brexit. However, this resignation comes at a critical moment for both the prime minister, who may live his last days in office, and for the divorce between London and Brussels.
May has been on the tightrope since the Brexit agreement negotiated by the parties shipwrecked for the first time in Westminster on January 15. In these months he has added two other parliamentary defeats that have unleashed aserious political crisis.
ThepremierHe promised to resign once the Brexit agreement received the approval of his ladies, and after starting the European Union a last postponement that has given the British until October 31 to prepare for divorce, with or without covenant.
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