Theresa May Became Second Woman Prime Minister of United Kingdom [ Current Affairs ]
Theresa May became the Prime Minister of United Kingdom. David Cameron had resigned in the wake of Brexit referendum that ended his six-year-long period as the Prime Minister of Britain.
- She became UK’s second-ever female Prime Minister after Margaret Thatcher (in office from 1979 - 1990).
- Baroness Margaret Thatcher was the first female UK Prime Minister.
- May emphasized the need for unity within the party regardless of positions about leaving the EU.
- She will bring “strong leadership” and a “positive vision” for the country’s future.
About Theresa May
- Theresa Mary May born on 1 October 1956 in Eastbourne, England, UK and She is a British politician.
- She is currently serving as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.
Activism and award:
- May actively supports a variety of campaigns on policy issues in her constituency and at the national level of politics.
- May was nominated as one of the Society’s Inspiring Women of 2006.
- She is the Patron of Reading University Conservative Association
- BBC Radio 4′s Woman’s Hour described her as Britain’s second-most powerful woman after Queen Elizabeth II in 2013.
- Published on: July 14, 2016