Tory leadership live: Theresa May’s final duties before Johnson takes reins

Theresa May leaves No 10 for the final time this afternoon to formally tender her resignation to the Queen.

First she has a last session in the Commons during PMQs before she heads to the backbenches.

Boris Johnson will then have his audience with the Queen before entering 10 Downing Street for the first time as the UK’s prime minister.


Theresa May is at the despatch box outlining her daily schedule, including her meeting with the Queen later.


Theresa May’s husband Philip is in the gallery of the House of Commons to watch his wife’s final session of Prime Minister’s Questions at noon.


Theresa May has left Downing Street to be driven to the House of Commons for her final stint at the despatch box for Prime Minister’s Questions.

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