February 12, 2019 / 2:14 PM / 6 days ago

May has no plans to resign this summer - spokesman

FILE PHOTO: Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May makes a statement following winning a confidence vote, after Parliament rejected her Brexit deal, outside 10 Downing Street in London, Britain, January 16, 2019. REUTERS/Clodagh Kilcoyne/File Photo

LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister Theresa May has no plans to resign this summer, her political spokesman said on Tuesday, denying reports that the British leader was ready to step aside after Brexit.

The Sun newspaper reported that May was preparing to resign in the summer to have influence over who succeeds her.

Reporting by Elizabeth Piper; editing by William James

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