Knowledge Identifier: +Theresa_May
Born in 1956.
Countries: United Kingdom (68%), UK (9%), (6%)
Linked to: Home Secretary, Chairman of the Conservative Party, House of Commons of the United Kingdom, Labour Party
From 1977 to 1983 May worked at the Bank of England, and from 1985 to 1997, as a financial consultant and senior advisor in International Affairs at the Association for Payment Clearing Services
She initially attended Heythrop Primary School, Oxfordshire, followed by St. Juliana's Convent School for Girls, a Roman Catholic independent school in Begbroke, which closed in 1984
David Cameron - David Cameron with Theresa May, who was a member of the Shadow Cabinet from 1999 until 2010.
After the 2001 election the new Conservative leader Iain Duncan Smith retained her services in the Shadow Cabinet, moving her to the Transport portfolio
During her speech at the 2002 Conservative Party Conference while making a point about why her party must change, May controversially stated that the Conservatives were currently perceived as the "Nasty Party"
Charles Kennedy - At the 2005 General Election, the Liberal Democrats failed to unseat leading Conservatives such as the Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer Oliver Letwin, Shadow Home Secretary David Davis, Shadow Secretary of State for the Family Theresa May and the Leader of the Opposition Michael Howard
MySociety - In a Business debate on 26 April 2007, Theresa May stated that TheyWorkForYou had been "threatened with legal action for repeating what was printed in Hansard" but Jack Straw confirmed that "publication
In January 2009 May was made Shadow Secretary of State for Work and Pensions
At the Conservative Party Conference on 4 October 2011, while arguing that the Human Rights Act needed to be amended, May gave the example of a foreign national who the courts deemed was allowed to remain in the UK, "because - and I am not making this up - he had a pet cat"
Muslims Against Crusades - Home Secretary Theresa May banned the group from midnight on 11 November 2011, making membership or support of the group a criminal offence
Wiltshire Police - On 20 February 2012, Home Secretary Theresa May announced that the UK Border Agency would be split in half and the responsibilities of patrolling and enforcing the UK's border would be the job of the new UK Border Force, and that Chief Constable of Wiltshire &Police Brian Moore, would be moving to be the new head of the UK Border Force starting March 2012
Gary McKinnon - On 16 October 2012, Home Secretary Theresa May announced to the House of Commons that the extradition had been blocked, saying that "Mr McKinnon's extradition would give rise to such a high risk of him ending his life that a decision to extradite would be incompatible with Mr McKinnon's human rights
In June 2014, there was a highly public argument between the Home Office and Department for Education ministers about the responsibility for alleged extremism in Birmingham schools
Scottish independence referendum, 2014 - Alistair Carmichael, the Secretary of State for Scotland, said in January 2014 that it would make sense for Scotland to be in the CTA, but it would have to operate similar immigration policies to the rest of the UK. This position was supported by Home Secretary Theresa May, who said in March 2014 that passport checks should be introduced if Scotland adopted a looser immigration policy
Alexander Litvinenko - On 22 July 2014, the U.K. Secretary of State for the Home Department Theresa May announced a public enquiry into Litvinenko's death
National Crime Agency - The process of looking at moving counter terrorism into the NCA was put on hold on the 9th October 2014 by the Home secretary Theresa May due to an increase in the terror threat level
At the end of March 2015, as Parliament was dissolved, May provided a taxpayer funded bailout of £10,7 million to South Yorkshire Police for costs incurred after the Hillsborough disaster
Sajid Javid - It was reported in May 2015 that in March Javid had opposed plans by Theresa May to give Ofcom "counter-extremism powers" to vet British television programmes before they were broadcast
In May 2016, "The Daily Telegraph" reported that she had tried to save £4m by rejecting an intelligence project to use aircraft surveillance to detect illegal immigrant boats
Minister for London - In 2016 however, the post was revived by Theresa May and was assigned to Gavin Barwell
Philip Hammond - After Theresa May succeeded Cameron as Prime Minister in July 2016, she appointed Hammond Chancellor of the Exchequer
Greg Clark - In July 2016, he was appointed as Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy by new Prime Minister Theresa May
James Brokenshire - In July 2016, under Theresa May's new cabinet, he was appointed the Northern Ireland Secretary
Uxbridge and South Ruislip (UK Parliament constituency) - Johnson has been Foreign Secretary under Prime Minister Theresa May since July 2016
Andrea Leadsom - In the first round of voting on 5 July 2016, Theresa May received support from 165 MPs, while Leadsom came second with 66 votes
David Davis (British politician) - Following Theresa May's appointment as Prime Minister, Davis was appointed Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union on 13 July 2016
Boris Johnson - Following Theresa May's victory in the leadership contest and subsequent appointment as Prime Minister, Johnson was appointed Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs on 13 July 2016
Philip Hammond - On 13 July 2016, Hammond was appointed as Chancellor of the Exchequer by new Prime Minister Theresa May
Government of the United Kingdom - The current prime minister is Theresa May, who took office on 13 July 2016
Greg Clark - Clark was appointed Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy on 14 July 2016 in Theresa May's first cabinet
Justine Greening - Greening was appointed Secretary of State for Education by Theresa May on 14 July 2016, replacing Nicky Morgan
Ed Vaizey - He was dismissed as a Minister by Theresa May on 14 July 2016, and returned to the backbenches
David Gauke - On 14 July 2016 Gauke was made Chief Secretary to the Treasury as part of Theresa May's ministry
Michael Gove - On 14 July 2016 Gove was removed from the position of Justice Secretary under the new Prime Minister Theresa May.
Shortly before travelling to Berlin, May had announced that in the wake of the referendum, Britain would relinquish the presidency of the Council of the European Union, which passes between member states every six months on a rotation basis, and that the UK had been scheduled to hold in the second half of 2017
Jeremy Deller - During the 2017 general election campaign he created a poster bearing the words "Strong and stable my arse", referring to Theresa May's election slogan, that were publicly posted around London
John Hall (businessman) - Hall has donated more than £500,000 to the Conservative Party and helped to fund Theresa May's snap general election in 2017
Jeremy Paxman - In 2017, Paxman's interviews of Jeremy Corbyn and Theresa May for the upcoming general election were labelled 'embarrassing'
Ed Balls - Six years on from the original tweet, Ed Balls Day 2017 drew tweets from organisations including Virgin Atlantic and the National Trust - the latter in response to a tweet parodying Prime Minister Theresa May's berating of the National Trust for omitting the word "Easter" from promotional material for Easter egg hunts
Conservative Party (UK) - Prime Minister Theresa May signed the notice under Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty which officially begins Britain's withdrawal from the EU, on 28 March 2017, and at 12:20 on 29 March 2017, the U.K ambassador Tim Barrow delivered the notice to E.U president Donald Tusk, officially triggering the two-year process of leaving the European Union
Proposed referendum on United Kingdom membership of the European Union - On 18 April 2017 Prime Minister Theresa May called for a snap general election to be held on 8 June which was approved by the House of Commons under the Fixed-term Parliaments Act 2011 as under the legislation no election was due to take place until 2020
Labour Party (UK) - On 18 April 2017, the Prime Minister Theresa May announced she would seek an unexpected snap election on 8 June 2017
Nicola Sturgeon - In June 2017, Sturgeon criticised the approaches taken by both Theresa May and the British Government towards the Brexit approach, claiming that May "will struggle" as she is a "difficult person to build a rapport with"
Mark Harper - In July 2017, when Theresa May pledged to repeal the Hunting Act 2004 which would allow fox hunting to be legalised, Harper stood by his belief that the Act should be repealed
George Osborne - In a profile of Osborne published by "Esquire" magazine in September 2017, it was said that Osborne has commented to several staff at the "Standard" that he will not be satisfied until Theresa May "is chopped up in bags in my freezer"
Simon Wessely - In October 2017 the Prime Minister Theresa May announced that she had chosen Wessely to conduct a review of the Mental Health Act
Julian Smith (politician) - He was promoted from Deputy Chief Whip to Chief Whip by Theresa May in November 2017
Conservative Party (UK) - On 8 January, 2018, Theresa May announced her first major cabinet reshuffle, keeping in place most ministers, but promoting others
Ministry (government department) - On the 8th January 2018, Prime Minister Theresa May announced that the Department of Communities and Local Government would be renamed at the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government to emphasise her government's prioritising of housing policy
Conservative Party (UK) - On 8 January 2018, Theresa May announced her first major cabinet reshuffle, keeping in place most ministers, but promoting others
Boris Johnson - On 27 February 2018 in a leaked letter to Theresa May, Johnson suggested that Northern Ireland may have to accept border controls after Brexit and that it wouldn't seriously affect trade having initially said a hard border would be unthinkable
Vince Cable - In March 2018, Cable challenged Prime Minister Theresa May and opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn to a live TV debate on Brexit
Murder of Stephen Lawrence - On 23 April 2018, the 25th anniversary of his death, Prime Minister Theresa May announced 'Stephen Lawrence Day' will be an annual national commemoration of his death on the 22 April every year starting in 2019
Sayeeda Warsi, Baroness Warsi - In May 2018, Warsi, who had been raising the issue of Islamophobia within the party for more than two years, stated that Theresa May should publicly acknowledge that Islamophobia is a problem in the Conservative Party and that the party was in denial about the problem
Abdelhakim Belhadj - On May 10, 2018, British Prime Minister Theresa May issued an official letter of apology for MI6's role in tipping off the CIA of Belhadj's location before the American-based spy agency captured him and his family and transferred them into Libyan custody
Jeremy Wright - In July 2018, after a series of resignations in May's cabinet after her decision of a "Soft Brexit" was reached at Chequers, Wright was appointed to Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, after Matt Hancock was moved to become Secretary of State for Health and Social Care