Theresa May speaks of ‘pride and disappointment’ as primary minister

Media captionTheresa May speaks to Laura Kuenssberg in final Number 10 interview

Theresa May has told a BBC she will feel a “mixture of honour and disappointment” when she leaves Downing Street in 12 days’ time.

In her final TV talk with domestic editor Laura Kuenssberg, a PM spoke of “frustration” during not observant Brexit by and underestimating how “entrenched” MPs had become.

She pronounced she had achieved an “enormous amount” in 3 years in a job.

But she was contemptible carrying to leave when “there was some-more that we wanted to do”.

Mrs May and her father Philip will skip Downing Street on 24 July, succeeded as primary apportion by possibly Boris Johnson or Jeremy Hunt.

She was forced to announce her exit in May, amid a rebel by Conservative MPs indignant about her disaster to take a UK out of a EU on 29 Mar and her preference to open Brexit talks with Labour.

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Interviewed in 10 Downing Street, Mrs May pronounced she “didn’t recognise” herself in criticisms that have been finished of her celebrity and leadership.

But, notwithstanding carrying to go progressing than she wanted, she insisted she had been a “right person” for a pursuit and was “immensely proud” of what she had accomplished.

Asked if she could have finished some-more to convince MPs to behind her Brexit understanding with a EU – that they deserted 3 times – she replied: “One could always demeanour behind and say, ‘If I’d sat down and talked to people some-more often’.”

Mrs May pronounced she had poorly insincere MPs would be “eager to get Brexit over a line”.

“I indeed consider there’s utterly a disproportion between Parliament and a public,” she said. “I consider a open have got a unequivocally elementary view. A preference was taken – usually get on with it – and they are not in that same polarised approach that Parliament has been about this issue.”

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Theresa May pronounced she had relied on her husband’s support in formidable times

It had been, she said, “incredibly frustrating” that MPs on possibly side of a Leave-Remain order had “got so arrange of confirmed that they usually were not peaceful to make that concede that would capacitate us to get a infancy to get this through”.

Mrs May would not be drawn on either she was formulation to behind Mr Hunt or Mr Johnson as her replacement, observant usually that “they know a shortcoming that this pursuit brings”.

While wishing her inheritor well, she pronounced she would continue to disagree that withdrawal a EU “with a good deal” was vital.

And she called for a some-more fortify in supervision after years of leaks and domestic disagreements inside her cabinet: “Good supervision depends on common responsibility. It needs to return.”

‘Not unequivocally me’

During a interview, Mrs May non-stop adult about life in Downing Street and a romantic strains of a job, recalling a “chilling” impulse she was told about a Manchester Arena bombing in 2017.

She pronounced she did not bewail job a snap ubiquitous choosing during a same year, in that she finished adult losing her Commons majority.

But Mrs May conceded she had finished mistakes during a campaign, including not appearing in a TV discuss with other celebration leaders, with a afterwards Home Secretary, Amber Rudd, holding partial instead.

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Theresa May pronounced she would have finished things differently in a 2017 campaign

“I bewail using a discuss that wasn’t unequivocally me,” she said. “There are other things – we consider we substantially indeed should have finished a TV debates.”

Mrs May, who will sojourn in Parliament as MP for Maidenhead after withdrawal Downing Street, shielded her mercantile record, observant stagnation was during a record low and purgation was entrance to an end.

She also hailed a swell finished in rebellious some of a “burning injustices” she highlighted in her initial debate after apropos primary minister.

Mrs May pronounced she was unapproachable of “championing some causes that differently will be unfashionable”, such as a quarrel opposite complicated labour and domestic assault and mental health support.

“Brexit has taken adult a lot of people’s thinking, though indeed there’s an huge volume that has been finished behind that.”

She pronounced she hoped her critics and supporters comparison would feel that “in all I’ve done, I’ve always finished what we believed to be in a inhabitant interest”.

The leader of a Conservative Party care competition – and subsequent primary apportion – will be announced on 23 July.

Either Mr Hunt or Mr Johnson will take over from Mrs May a subsequent day.