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UK Prime Minister

Total 9 Posts

Is it legitimate for the Conservatives to continue in government without an election?

5 min read
Rishi Sunak is the fifth prime minister since 2016 and the third since the last general election. The UK does not have a written constitution so it’s difficult to say definitively when a government does or doesn’t have legitimacy, an expert explains.

Prime Minister Rishi Sunak: Who is he and how did he end up with the top job in British politics?

6 min read
It has been a short but very eventful journey to the top for a man who has only been in parliament since 2015.

Rishi Sunak: Best of a bad bunch?

3 min read
Rishi Sunak is the UK’s fifth Prime Minister since the Brexit vote of 2016, and the third of 2022, following Liz Truss’s exceptionally short time in Downing Street. But is he only the best of a bad bunch?

Liz Truss becomes the shortest-serving UK Prime Minister

2 min read
Liz Truss now has the unwanted honour of being the shortest-serving post-war prime minister.

4 ways Boris Johnson tested the British parliament to its limits

5 min read
From calling his opponent a bollard to shutting parliament for an extended period, Johnson has pushed the limits of the ‘good chaps school of government’.

Liz Truss: Who is the UK’s new prime minister and why has she replaced Boris Johnson?

6 min read
Who is Liz Truss, the new leader of the Conservative party who inherits a country in crisis after Boris Johnson and how did she get to become the new PM?

Boris Johnson is a bit like Churchill – but not in the ways he might want.

5 min read
Both Churchill and Johnson had a complicated relationship with the Conservative Party. The only way they compare?
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