24th June 2016
"The British people have spoken. Now we must carry out their wishes.
"I have two priorities over the coming weeks. Along with my Conservative colleagues I will work to bring our party back together after what has been a passionate and at times heated campaign.
"Secondly, whichever side of the debate we were on, we must now reunite and put all our efforts into helping negotiate a smooth departure from the EU that safeguards Britain's interest and recognises that we remain friends, allies and trading partners with our European neighbours."