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Live updates: Theresa May becomes prime minister

Theresa May has become Prime Minister after accepting an invitation from the Queen to form a new government.

  • David Cameron said it had been the "greatest honour of my life to serve our country as prime minister" as he spoke outside Downing Street
  • Mr Cameron and his family left Downing Street following his speech
  • Mr Cameron has met the Queen and tendered his resignation, which has been accepted
  • Mrs May met the Queen at Buckingham Palace and became prime minister after accepting an invitation to form a new government
  • In a speech in Downing Street, Mrs May promised to create "a country that works for everyone"
  • Mrs May made several key Cabinet appointments on Wednesday, and is expected to make further additions on Thursday
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Cameron 'will be remembered for taking UK out of the EU'

David Cameron will forever be remembered as the prime minister who took Britain out of the European Union, according to the Daily Mail's political editor.

Isabel Oakeshott speaking to GMB. Credit: GMB

Isabel Oakeshott, who also wrote an unauthorised biography of the prime minister, told Good Morning Britain that Cameron "could live" with Brexit but would be "devastated" if it sparked Scotland gaining independence and the break up of the European Union.

"I think David Cameron will like to be remembered for his pledge on international development. I think he's extremely proud of that, I think he's also extremely proud of his legacy on gay marriage.

"But you know what we can waffle on for hours about those things and they are important, but at the end of the day he will be remembered for taking Britain out of the EU."

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