David Cameron steps down as Prime Minister


David Cameron has stepped down as Prime Minister following the UK’s definitive vote to leave the European Union.

In a statement given this morning on the steps of 10 Downing Street, Cameron says: “I have always believed that we have to confront big decisions, not duck them.

“It’s why I made the pledge to bring the vote on the EU referendum.

“I held nothing back. I was absolutely clear about my belief that Britain is stronger and better off inside the European Union.

“But the British people have made a very clear decision to take a different path. As such, the country requires fresh leadership. I do not think it would be right for me to be the captain that steers our country to its destination.”

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