June 7, 2019 / 2:55 PM / 3 months ago

UK's May formally confirms resignation as Conservative leader

LONDON, June 7 (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Theresa May formally notified her Conservative Party on Friday that she had resigned as party leader, opening the way for a succession contest that will determine the country’s next prime minister.

May will remain prime minister and acting party leader until Conservative Party lawmakers and members select a new leader after a process that is expected to last several weeks.

Nominations for the Conservative leadership close at 1600 GMT on Monday. (Reporting by David Milliken; editing by Stephen Addison)

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