Cameron gets warm cheers — and some jabs — in final Parliament appearance as Britain’s leader

July 13, 2016 1:32 PM

26 0

LONDON – Britain’s political change of command opened Wednesday with David Cameron receiving a standing ovation at his valedictory appearance in Parliament as prime minister, and his successor Theresa May preparing for a summons from the queen to take over a nation in turmoil.

The day was filled with all the pageantry that comes with a change of occupancy at 10 Downing Street. Cameron received a poignant send-off from the green benches of the House of Commons. Later in the afternoon, he was expected to make a ritual trip down The Mall to Buckingham Palace to resign, with ...

Read more

To category page