Facebook TwitterTheresa May will become the new prime minister of the United Kingdom. May was confirmed as the prime minister after her rival, Andrea Leadsom, announced Monday that she was withdrawing from the race. May will take over after David Cameron resigns on Wednesday. His resignation comes just after voters choose to break from the European Union. May, who supported the UK’s vote against the EU, will be the first female prime minister since Margaret Thatcher. “I know some politicians seek high office because they are driven by ideological fervor. I know others seek it for reasons of ambition or glory. My reasons are much simpler. I grew up the daughter of a local vicar and the granddaughter of a regimental sergeant major. Public service has been a part of who I am for as long as I can remember.” She is a practicing member of the Church of England, but says she likes to keep her personal life private. “I think it’s right that we don’t flaunt these things here in British politics. But it is a part of me, it’s there and it obviously helps to frame my thinking and my approach.” In 2012, May campaigned for Britain’s abortion limit to be changed from 24 weeks to 20 weeks into pregnancy. She has also voted against the introduction of assisted suicide in Britain. “A vision of a country that works not just for the privileged few, but that works for every one of us. “Because we are going to give people more control over their lives. That’s how, together, we will build a better Britain,” she said. Related Topics:Theresa MayUnited Kingdom Advertisement You may like Click to comment Trending Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon4 days ago Jimmy Fallon Returns To Tonight Show – Pays Tribute To His Mother YouTube5 days ago Watch Elders React To The iPhone X & Animojis Top Story3 days ago Watch Fuller House Parody Fellow Netflix Series Stranger Things (Thanks To Jimmy Gibbler!) The Voice4 days ago This Voice Contestant Did Garth Brooks Proud With An Epic Cover of “Callin’ Baton Rouge”! Asher Angel2 days ago Listen To a Sneak Peak of Asher Angel’s Christmas Single! Ellen DeGeneres15 hours ago Ellen Speaks Out About Trump Lifting Elephant Trophy Ban & Launches #BeKindToElephants Campaign Elena of Avalor2 days ago Jenna Ortega Sings In New Episode of Elena of Avalor This Saturday Sky Katz2 days ago Sky Katz On TRL – Watch All the Highlights – New Rap Preview & More!