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Gordon Brown: 'Thank you and goodbye'

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Gordon Brown has said he is tendering his resignation as Prime Minister and will advise the Queen she should appoint David Cameron as the next premier.

He said he was resigning as leader of the Labour Party immediately and thanked his wife and sons for their support.

His closing words were "thank you and goodbye".

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