Watch as David Cameron receives a rousing ovation in his final parliamentary speech as British prime minister

July 13, 2016 2:53 PM

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Prime Minister David Cameron ceremonially tendered his resignation to Queen Elizabeth II on Wednesday, less than three weeks after the electorate defied his wishes and voted to abandon the European Union, sending the country into uncharted political and economic territory.

Successor Theresa May was to be invited by the monarch to form a government, becoming Britain’s second female prime minister — and one handed the onerous task of negotiating a complex new relationship with the Continent in the wake of June’s “Brexit” referendum.

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