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June 9, 2017updated 12 Jun 2017 2:17pm

Theresa May net worth

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Britain’s first female Prime Minister since Margaret Thatcher, Theresa May has an estimated net worth of £2 million.

May is considered one of the most powerful Conservative women and was the longest serving home secretaries in British history.

How did she make her millions?

Born on October, 1, 1956 in Eastbourne, Sussex, May was educated primarily in the state sector but with a short spell at an independent Catholic school. She initially attended Heythrop Primary School, a state school in Heythrop, followed by St. Juliana’s Convent School for Girls, a Roman Catholic independent school in Begbroke, which closed in 1984.

When she was 13, May won a place at the former Holton Park Girls’ Grammar School, a state school in Wheatley. During her time as a pupil, the Oxfordshire education system was reorganised and the school became the new Wheatley Park Comprehensive School. May then attended the University of Oxford where she read geography at St Hugh’s College, graduating with a second class BA degree in 1977.

After graduation, May spent the next 20 years working in the financial sector before making her way into the education and political sectors in the mid ’80s and ’90s. She was elected as Conservative MP (Member of Parliament) of Maidenhead in 1997.
She’s considered a liberal conservative and further describes herself as a One-Nation Conservative.

In 2002 May was appointed as the first female Chairman of the Conservative Party and was famously quoted as saying it must no longer be known as the “Nasty Party.” She served in a number of Shadow Cabinets before becoming Home Secretary in 2010, and also became the Minister for Women and Equalities, a post she vacated in 2012. As the longest-serving Home Secretary in six decades, she is known for her work on police reform and pursuing stricter drug and immigration policies.
May has been married to her financier husband, Philip May, since 1980. The couple have spoken publicly about their inability to have children due to May’s health issues. In 2012 May was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes.
In July 2013, May welcomed the fact that crime had fallen by more than ten percent under the coalition government, while still being able to make savings. She said that this was partly due to the government removing red tape and scrapping targets to allow the police to concentrate on crime fighting.
In 2014, May delivered a speech to the Police Federation, in which she criticised aspects of the culture of the police force. On the 13 of July 2016, two days after becoming Leader of the Conservative Party, May was appointed Prime Minister by Queen Elizabeth II, becoming only the second female British Prime Minister after Margaret Thatcher, and the first female British Prime Minister of the 21st century. Addressing the world’s media outside 10 Downing Street, May said that she was “honoured and humbled” to become Prime Minister. On becoming Prime Minister, May became the first woman to have held two of the Great Offices of State.
May publicly stated her support for the UK remaining in the EU during the 2016 referendum campaign, but did not campaign extensively in the referendum and criticised aspects of the EU in a speech. It was speculated by political journalists that May had sought to minimise her involvement in the debate to strengthen her position as a future candidate for the Conservative party leadership.

The 8 of June 2017 England voted for the UK general election results, and the 9 of June 2017 at 9:56 the results were out. The Labour finished second, with 261 seats (40.2%) and conservative finished first with 318 (48.9%).

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