Theresa Mary May is a British politician who is Prime Minister-in-waiting and Leader of the Conservative Party since 11 July 2016, the Home Secretary since 2010, and the Member of Parliament (MP) for Maidenhead since 1997. Identifying as a One-Nation Conservative and characterised as a liberal conservative, May is expected to replace David Cameron as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom following a meeting with Queen Elizabeth II on 13 July.
Born in Eastbourne, Sussex, May studied geography at St Hugh's College, Oxford. From 1977 until 1983, May worked at the Bank of England, and from 1985 until 1997 at the Association for Payment Clearing Services, also serving as a councillor for the London Borough of Merton's Durnsford Ward. After unsuccessful attempts to be elected to the House of Commons in 1992 and 1994, she was elected MP for Maidenhead in the 1997 general election. May served in a number of roles in the Shadow Cabinets of William Hague, Iain Duncan Smith, Michael Howard, and David Cameron, including Shadow Leader of the House of Commons and Shadow Work and Pensions Secretary. She was also the Chairman of the Conservative Party from 2002 until 2003.
1- Theresa, with her different shoes