Heading her plan to continue predecessor David Cameron’s legacy on social justice, Theresa May took the stage to give her first public remarks as British Prime Minister.
May spoke in front of the poor, black and white working-class residents as well as women, youth and those with mental health conditions, promised that the government she will lead will be driven not by the interest of privileged few, but for all.
She also said her Party practiced “unionism,” and said the government is for all.
May become the 76th Prime Minister of Britain, and the 14th nation’s unelected leader since 1900.
“David Cameron has led a one-nation government, and it is in that spirit that I also plan to lead,” she said in her first public speaking engagement as the new leader.
May wasted no time getting to work, she already name six personalities to become part of her Cabinet members shortly after taking the nation’s helm. Among them were two of her chief rivals in her bid to head the Conservative Party: members of Parliament Boris Johnson (Foreign Affairs) and Liam Fox (International Trade).
She also appointed David Davis as secretary for Britain exiting with European Union, Michael Fallon (Defense), Amber Rudd (Home) and Philip Hammond as the Chancellor.
May made a history after she took the leadership of Conservative Leader and as the Britain’s second female Prime Minister after Margaret Thatcher, who held office from 1979 to 1990.
The change of leadership in United Kingdom comes following the resignation of David Cameron as PM amid his falling campaign in keeping the nation in the European Union as “Brexit” made a historic shock to the world in the last June 23 EU referendum.