UK Prime Minister
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Boris Johnson, Liz Truss, Theresa May (and soon Nicola Sturgeon): the strange backbench lives of former national leaders5 min read
Former national leaders Boris Johnson, Liz Truss, and Theresa May have all stepped back from power, but remain active in their respective backbenches.
Boris Johnson’s evidence to MPs’ partygate investigation: The key points of disagreement explained6 min read
Before the Committee of Privileges, Boris Johnson argued the Downing Street events were needed to boost morale and that the rules were too hard to maintain, insisting that the gatherings with wine were essential work meetings.
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 Minister2 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 limits5 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’.