The UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson officially announced his resignation on July 7 in a speech outside 10 Downing Street.
According to Sky News, the UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson was greeted with applause by his most loyal supporters – including Nadine Dorries (Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport) – and his wife Carrie Johnson.
The Prime Minister said: “Clearly, the Conservative Party needs a new leader and the UK needs a new prime minister. I have agreed with Sir Graham Brady (the Member of Parliament (MP) for Altrincham and Mr. Sale West) that the process of selecting a new leader should begin now. I will remain in service until the new leader is elected. I continue because it is my duty.”
Prime Minister Boris Johnson thanked those who voted for the Conservative Party in the most recent election.
He also admitted that in the past few days he had tried to convince his colleagues in the Government but failed. Prime Minister Boris Johnson pledged to support the country’s new leader. He thanked his wife Carrie and their children for their support and thanked the public for “a great privilege to him”.