Queen Elizabeth II Accepts UK Prime Minister Cameron's Resignation

© AP Photo / Andrew MearesBritain's Queen Elizabeth II and David Cameron (File)
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Queen Elizabeth II resignation of ritish Prime Minister David Cameron, according to a Buckingham Palace spokesperson.

LONDON (Sputnik) — Queen Elizabeth II accepted British Prime Minister David Cameron's resignation, a Buckingham Palace spokesperson confirmed Wednesday.

Cameron's televised arrival at the palace to tender his resignation was broadcast live on television. He is expected to continue to his now-former residence at Downing Street, where he will address the public with a short speech.

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Cameron Arrives at Buckingham Palace to Tender Resignation With Queen
Newly installed Conservative Party leader Theresa May will follow Cameron to the Buckingham Palace, where the Queen will instruct her with forming a cabinet. May will then arrive at Downing Street, where a ceremonial handing of the keys and a nuclear suitcase will take place.

May is expected to name her key cabinet members by late Wednesday.

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