Winning the top job was the easy bit.
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Theresa May will take over from David Cameron on Wednesday and become the UK’s first female prime minister since Margaret Thatcher.
The Conservative parliamentary party has whittled down the leadership contenders to just two.
Going head-to-head Home Secretary Theresa May and junior Energy Minister Andrea Leadsom will be battling it out to become the UK’s second female prime minister, after Justice Minister Michael Gove won
May has won the first round of the contest to become the next leader of the Conservative Party and UK prime minister.
Boris Johnson has announced that he will not run to become UK prime minister, leaving Theresa May as the favourite to get the job.