26 Facts About British Prime Minister

1. British Prime Minister worked hard; he put his proposals efficiently through the Cabinet and Parliament; he carried his Department with him.

2. British Prime Minister thought rhetorically, and was constantly in danger of his policy being made by his phrases rather than vice versa.

3. British Prime Minister was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1953 "for his mastery of historical and biographical description as well as for brilliant oratory in defending exalted human values".

4. British Prime Minister completed the painting from the tower of the Villa Taylor in Marrakesh.

5. British Prime Minister thought this might have been the reason for the removal of Beria.

6. British Prime Minister refused to condemn the Soviet crushing of East Germany, commenting on 10 July 1953 that "The Russians were surprisingly patient about the disturbances in East Germany".

7. British Prime Minister made four official transatlantic visits to America during his second term as prime minister.

8. British Prime Minister held the office of Minister of Defence from October 1951 until 1 March 1952, when he handed the portfolio to Field Marshal Alexander.

9. British Prime Minister called for world unity through the UN, while stressing that Britain was uniquely placed to exert leadership through her links to the Commonwealth, the US and Europe.

10. British Prime Minister was simply the right man in the right job at the right time.

11. British Prime Minister was one of the best paid writers of his time.

12. British Prime Minister was at the low-point in his career, in a period known as "the wilderness years".

13. British Prime Minister believed that the Labour Party, as a socialist party, did not fully support the existing British Constitution.

14. British Prime Minister came fourth in the poll for Dundee, losing to prohibitionist Edwin Scrymgeour.

15. British Prime Minister was instrumental in having para-military forces intervene in the Irish War of Independence.

16. British Prime Minister was the main architect of the Ten Year Rule, a principle that allowed the Treasury to dominate and control strategic, foreign and financial policies under the assumption that "there would be no great European war for the next five or ten years".

17. British Prime Minister was elected prime minister in the 1951 election.

18. British Prime Minister's has spoken at the Fawcett Society promoting the cross-party issue of gender equality.

19. British Prime Minister's said, "There are definitely things we can do as members of the European Union that I think keep us more safe".

20. British Prime Minister's became the first of the 1997 MPs to enter the Shadow Cabinet when in 1999 she was appointed Shadow Education and Employment Secretary.

21. British Prime Minister's was Chairman of the Conservative Party from 2002 to 2003.

22. British Prime Minister's served as Home Secretary from 2010 to 2016.

23. British Prime Minister was primus inter pares, as Bagehot said in 1867 of the Prime Minister's status.

24. British Prime Minister's selects as her Prime Minister the person who is able to command a working majority in the House of Commons, and invites him or her to form a government.

25. British Prime Minister has no statutory duties as Prime Minister, his name occurs in no Acts of Parliament, and though holding the most important place in the constitutional hierarchy, he has no place which is recognised by the laws of his country.

26. British Prime Minister's never parted with an entire Ministry or accepted an entirely new one regardless of the results of an election.