Northern Ireland has been without a regional government for nearly a year, destabilising the delicate balance between Irish nationalists and pro-British unionists that has been shaken by Britain's June 2016 vote to leave the European Union.
James Brokenshire was born in Southend-on-Sea, Essex in January 1968.
As MPs prepared to head back for Westminster following the Christmas break, she reaffirmed her intention to lead the Conservatives into the next general election.
In November 2016, she drew criticism for vetoing the appointment of a black female candidate as a non-executive director of Channel 4, while confirming the appointment of the other four candidates, who were white men and the decision was reversed the following year.
Green Party leader Steven Agnew said Mr Brokenshire "took on the mantle of secretary of state during a hard time" and "faced an uphill task trying to forge a consensus between negotiating parties that seemed unable to move any closer to an agreement".
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The government has invited those possessing valid driving licences to approach local bus depots to be used as substitute drivers. Arguing on behalf of the state government, counsel Vijay Narayan said that a wage agreement had been signed with the workers.
Despite studious efforts by Brokenshire to be seen as an honest broker, some of the parties said a deal by the DUP a year ago to prop up May's government made this impossible.
The UK's Secretary of State for Northern Ireland on Monday resigned while Prime Minister Theresa May embarked on the most substantial cabinet reshuffle since losing her party's majority in June.
He cited health reasons in his resignation letter as he revealed he was preparing to undergo an operation for a lesion on his lung.
"Standing down will allow me to focus completely on my family, my health and recovering from surgery speedily so that I can get back to frontline politics as early as I can", he added.