She vowed to stay on as an MP (Image: PA)
Theresa May has vowed to stay on as a backbencher as soon as she leaves Quantity 10.
The prime minister has formally resigned, however will stay in her submit till a substitute is chosen.
After that, she received’t be quitting politics to write a memoir or edit a newspaper, she mentioned, however will stay as MP for her constituency.
She was requested in PMQs if she would stay on to ‘give some of the people who will take over from her a bit of the medicine that they’ve given her?’
Barry Sheerman, MP for Huddersfield, mentioned he had been monitoring her ‘impressive career for 22 years’, ever since she made her maiden speech having been first elected in 1997.
Talking throughout Prime Minister’s Questions, he requested: ‘Will she change her thoughts about slicing and working?
Theresa May speaks throughout Prime Minister’s Questions (Image: PA)
‘With her integrity, her experience, indeed can I say her moral compass, this parliamentary democracy is in crisis.’
The PM confirmed she won’t be leaving Parliament altogether when she leaves Quantity 10, saying: ‘I will indeed be staying here as I will continue to be the Member of Parliament for my constituency.’
However she turned down Mr Sheerman’s supply to stay in Downing Avenue, including: ‘Can I additionally say I’m a lady of my phrase.
‘I gave my word to my party as to what I would do, and I stand by that word.’
She couldn’t resist making a dig at Mr Sheerman, nevertheless, telling him: ‘Of course, we wouldn’t be on this place if he had voted for the deal.’
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