Theresa May - the new Iron Lady

• Theresa May - the new Iron Lady

Ider Conservative Party Theresa May officially became Prime Minister of Great Britain. As Minister of Internal Affairs became popular masses, calling for tolerance and protecting women's rights. Meanwhile, with regard to Russia in May it was a fundamentally different approach: she preferred not to aggravate the already difficult political relationship.

Theresa May - the new Iron Lady

He graduated from Oxford University with a bachelor of geography. She worked at the Bank of England.

Theresa May - the new Iron Lady

During the campaign in 2016 before the referendum on the withdrawal of Great Britain from the European Union supported the Prime Minister David Cameron was the enemy Brexit. But after the referendum which was won by Euro-skeptics and the announcement of Prime Minister David Cameron about his impending resignation, he announced his candidacy for the post of head of the Conservative Party and, therefore, prime minister of Great Britain.

Theresa May - the new Iron Lady

July 5, 2016, in the first round of elections Tory MP Leader of the Conservative Party Theresa May immediately became a favorite of the race - gaining 165 votes.

Theresa May - the new Iron Lady

A July 7 finalists in the race for the post of the leader of the British Conservatives and the Prime Minister were two women - Theresa May, with support from 199 members of parliament, and Deputy Minister of Energy Andrea Ledsom, scored 84 votes, after Theresa was considered the most likely candidate for the post of prime minister Great Britain.

Theresa May - the new Iron Lady

July 11, 2016 Ledsom completed their campaign, leaving Mei sole candidate. Soon after she was declared leader of the party. David Cameron announced that he would transfer the authority of the Prime Minister Theresa July 13.

Theresa May - the new Iron Lady

Queen Elizabeth II accepted his resignation and gave audience Theresa May, which encouraged her to form a new government.

Theresa May - the new Iron Lady

Theresa May has given his consent and thus became the second woman in the history of Great Britain, who took the post of prime minister (after Margaret Thatcher).