The life of former British prime minister Theresa May

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The life of former British prime minister Theresa May

CNN Here's a look at the life of Theresa May, former prime minister of the United Kingdom.

Was the first female speaker of the Conservative Party.

1977 - Goes to bank of England for work.

1985 - Begins working for the Association for Payment Clearing Services as an adviser on international affairs.

1986 - 1994 - Councillor of the London borough of Merton.

1999 - 2001 Shadow Secretary of State for Education and Employment

2001 - 2002 - Shadow Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and Regions.

Vice President: 2004 - 2005 Shadow Secretary of State for the Family

2012 - Introduces the controversial Data Communications Bill, which would require Internet service providers and communications companies to collect more data about users' online activities. May 22, 2017 - Following the Manchester explosion, May announces that election campaigning will be suspended until further notice.

June 6, 2018 - At the end of a cabinet meeting on Brexit, May announces May at the end of a cabinet meeting on Brexit, May announces a proposal that aims to preserve free trade with the European Union Two cabinet members - Brexit Secretary Boris Johnson and Foreign Secretary David Davis - resigned days after in protest against the plan.

December 12, 2018 - Survives a vote of no confidence among the Tory Members of Parliament and garnering 200 of the 317 possible votes. The vote was called after May postponed a parliamentary decision on a Brexit deal amid signs it would not be approved by parliament.

March 27, 2019 - Lawmakers in the House of Commons seize control of the parliamentary timetable from May to vote on alternatives to her Brexit plan. After hours of debating, MPs in the House of Commons vote in May to take control over the parliamentary timetable from May in order to vote alternative to her Brexit plan. After hours debating, MPs fail to back any of the propositions. At 5 p.m. local time, May offers the initiative and regains it's independence if MPs back her withdrawal agreement.