26 Facts About Deputy Prime Minister

1. Deputy Prime Minister was perceived as a right-wing extremist, out of touch with the people.

2. Deputy Prime Minister served as chancellor of the Exchequer, returning Britain to the gold standard, and took a hard line against a general labor strike that threatened to cripple the British economy.

3. Deputy Prime Minister was so enthusiastic about aviation that he took flying lessons to understand firsthand its military potential.

4. Deputy Prime Minister was one of the first to promote military aircraft and set up the Royal Navy Air Service.

5. Deputy Prime Minister made headlines when he escaped, traveling almost 300 miles to Portuguese territory in Mozambique.

6. Deputy Prime Minister became prime minister for the second time in October 1951, and served as minister of defense between October 1951 and January 1952.

7. Deputy Prime Minister advocated that Britain remain independent from European coalitions.

8. Deputy Prime Minister placed intelligent and talented men in key positions.

9. Deputy Prime Minister earned a bachelor's degree in law from King Saud University, where he graduated second in his class.

10. Deputy Prime Minister received his primary education in Riyadh, where he was ranked among the kingdom's top ten students.

11. Deputy Prime Minister lost a split decision to former university colleague Ted Clarke.

12. Deputy Prime Minister's was studying medicine at the time, and became a general practitioner.

13. Deputy Prime Minister became only the third Southlander to lead a major New Zealand political party, after Joseph Ward and Adam Hamilton.

14. Deputy Prime Minister was 34 at the time, becoming the cabinet's youngest member.

15. Deputy Prime Minister served for a period as chairman of the Southland branch of the Young Nationals, and became a member of the Wallace electorate committee.

16. Deputy Prime Minister played in the first XV of the school's rugby team.

17. Deputy Prime Minister became a list-only MP after stepping down as an electorate MP at the 2014 general election.

18. Deputy Prime Minister led the party to its worst defeat in the 2002 general election, and as a consequence, in October 2003 he was replaced as leader by Don Brash.

19. Deputy Prime Minister was elevated to Cabinet in 1996 and in 1999 was made Minister of Finance, although he served for less than a year due to his party's worst loss at the 1999 general election.

20. Deputy Prime Minister chose not to stand for reelection in the 2010 general election.

21. Deputy Prime Minister went on to attend the University of Hull, where he received a degree in economics and economic history in 1968.

22. Deputy Prime Minister became active in the Labour Party and the National Union of Seamen.

23. Deputy Prime Minister's shows compassion to her supporters and always goes the extra mile to show them that she really cares.

24. Deputy Prime Minister's could have her own stand up comedy show.

25. Deputy Prime Minister's has a great sense of humour and she always makes us laugh.

26. Deputy Prime Minister's eventually turned to ophthalmology, which she specialised in.