Why Theresa May almost definitely won’t become interim Prime Minister, and who might

Former Prime Minister Theresa May has been suggested as a possible caretaker PM after Boris Johnson resigns. (Photo: Jeff J Mitchell/Getty)July 7, 2022 2:22 pm(Updated 2:23 pm)Boris Johnson has finally caved in to overwhelming pressure and announced he is stepping down as Prime Minister and leader of the Conservative Party after an avalanche of resignations from Tory MPs.Standing outside No 10, Mr Johnson admitted it was ‘painful’ to be leaving office and that ‘in politics, no one is remotely indispensable’, but added ‘thems the breaks’.