Popular leader of the Conservative Party, Theresa May is officially stepping down today but will remain Prime Minister until her successor is being chosen.  

Theresa announced her resignation about two weeks ago, saying it was a matter of deep regret that she had been unable to deliver Brexit.  


Nominations will open from 10:00 BST on Monday and close at 17:00 BST that same day.  Theresa May remains acting leader of the Conservative Party while the contestnfor the next leader takes place. Leadership candidates need at least eight MPs to back them. MPs will then vote for the candidatesof their choice in a series of secret ballots to be held on 13, 18, 19 and 20th of June.