Isabel Hardman Isabel Hardman

Theresa May leaves Downing Street with best wishes for Boris

Theresa May’s final statement in Downing Street before she left for Buckingham Palace was very dignified and generous to her successor. She offered her ‘warm congratulations’ to Boris Johnson and wished him ‘every good fortune in the months and years ahead’. As with her performance at Prime Minister’s Questions, May was keen to emphasise her commitment to continuing in public service, saying:

‘I am about to leave Downing Street but I am proud to continue as the Member of Parliament for Maidenhead.

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