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Who was before David Cameron?

Who was before David Cameron?

List of prime ministers

Name Time in office Political party
Theresa May 2016 – 2019 Conservative
David Cameron 2010 – 2016 Conservative
Gordon Brown 2007 – 2010 Labour
Tony Blair 1997 – 2007 Labour

What was Cameron before politics?

From 1988 to 1993 he worked at the Conservative Research Department, latterly assisting the Conservative Prime Minister John Major, before leaving politics to work for Carlton Communications in 1994.

What type of government did David Cameron lead?

After the 2015 general election, Cameron was re-elected as Prime Minister, but this time at the head of a Conservative majority government with a parliamentary majority of 12 seats.

Who was before Boris Johnson?

Theresa May

The Right Honourable Lady May MP
Preceded by David Cameron
Succeeded by Boris Johnson
Leader of the Conservative Party
In office 11 July 2016 – 23 July 2019

Who was youngest prime minister?

William Pitt the Younger was the youngest prime minister ever appointed (at age 24).

Who was Labour leader before Tony Blair?

Living former party leaders

Leader Term of office Date of birth
Neil Kinnock 1983–1992 28 March 1942
Jeremy Corbyn 2015–2020 26 May 1949
Gordon Brown 2007–2010 20 February 1951
Tony Blair 1994–2007 6 May 1953

What political party does Theresa May Belong To?

Conservative Party
Theresa May/Parties

Who was the best prime minister?

In December 1999 a BBC Radio 4 poll of 20 prominent historians, politicians and commentators for The Westminster Hour produced the verdict that Churchill was the best British prime minister of the 20th century, with Lloyd George in second place and Clement Attlee in third place.

When did England get a prime minister?

Modern historians generally consider Sir Robert Walpole, who led the government of Great Britain for over twenty years from 1721, as the first prime minister.

Who was the longest serving prime minister?

The prime minister with the longest single term was Sir Robert Walpole, lasting 20 years and 315 days from 3 April 1721 until 11 February 1742.

Why did Pitt the Younger resign?

Pitt, unable to change the king’s strong views, resigned on 16 February 1801, so as to allow Henry Addington, his political friend, to form a new administration. At about the same time, however, the king suffered a renewed bout of madness, with the consequence that Addington could not receive his formal appointment.

Who was the worst UK prime minister?

The worst prime minister in that survey was judged to be Anthony Eden. In 2004, the University of Leeds and Ipsos Mori conducted an online survey of 258 academics who specialised in 20th-century British history and/or politics.