10 things to think about the British PM-to-be Theresa May


From banning Zakir Naik in the UK to being the longest serving Home Secretary, her record says a lot about her

English Prime Minister David Cameron is to leave Wednesday, making ready for Home Secretary Theresa May to take the reins. May was authoritatively named Conservative Party pioneer and successor to Cameron "with prompt impact".

May, a gathering veteran, has been extremely dynamic in her political profession. From banning Zakir Naik in the UK to being the longest serving Home Secretary, her record says a lot about her. Business Standard presents to you the main 10 things you ought to think about the PM-to-be Theresa May.

1) Theresa May was named as the principal female Chairman of the Conservative Party in July 2002. She has been the Member of Parliament since 1997.

2) She was designated Home Secretary and Minister for Women and Equality by Prime Minister David Cameron in 2010. She turned into the fourth lady to hold one of the British Great Offices of State, after Margaret Thatcher (Prime Minister), Margaret Beckett (Foreign Secretary) and Jacqui Smith (Home Secretary).

3) She is the longest-serving Home Secretary. She has held the workplace for barely six years now.

4) In June 2010, May banned the Indian Muslim evangelist Zakir Naik from entering the United Kingdom. Zakir Naik is much in news nowadays for his incendiary talks.

5) Pamela Geller and Robert Spencer, two American bloggers who helped to establish the counter Muslim gathering Stop Islamization of America, were banned from entering UK on requests issued by Theresa May as their nearness would not have been "helpful for people in general great".

6) May turned out to be just the second Home Secretary to be found in hatred of court, and stood blamed for "absolutely unsuitable and unfortunate conduct" as she ignored a consent to free an Algerian from a UK Immigration Detention Center. May kept away from further authorizes including fines or detainment as she let the Algerian free.

7) On 7 July 2013, Abu Qatada, a radical priest captured in 2002, was extradited to Jordan following 10 years in length fight, something that few earlier Home Secretaries neglected to do. The expulsion was the aftereffect of a bargain arranged by May in April 2013, under which Jordan consented to give Qatada a reasonable trial, and to cease from tormenting him.

8) In May 2012, May turned into the primary prominent Conservative MPs to vow individual backing for same-sex marriage.

9) In February 2013, BBC Radio 4's Woman's Hour portrayed her as Britain's second most capable lady.

10) After Gordon Brown, she will be the main contender to wind up the Prime Minister by acclaim. Cocoa succeeded Tony Blair who surrendered in 2007