When was David Cameron last elected?
2010 general election
|Proportion of total (%)|
|Liberal Democrats||Nick Clegg||23.0|
How long was Gordon Brown Prime Minister?
James Gordon Brown HonFRSE (born 20 February 1951) is a British politician who served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom and Leader of the Labour Party from 2007 to 2010. He served as Chancellor of the Exchequer in the Blair government from 1997 to 2007.
How long was Margaret Thatcher Prime Minister?
Margaret Hilda Thatcher, Baroness Thatcher, LG, OM, DStJ, PC, FRS, HonFRSC (née Roberts; 13 October 1925 – 8 April 2013), was Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1979 to 1990 and Leader of the Conservative Party from 1975 to 1990.
Who was the youngest elected Prime Minister in the UK?
The youngest prime minister to be appointed was William Pitt the Younger on 19 December 1783 at the age of 24 years, 6 months and 21 days.
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.
Who was PM 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|
Is Ed Balls an MP?
At the 2005 general election, Balls was elected as the MP for Normanton (which in 2010 became Morley and Outwood), and in 2006 became Economic Secretary to the Treasury.
Who is Gordon Brown married to?
Sarah Jane Brownm. 2000
Who was the best UK 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.
How old was Tony Blair when he became PM?
Blair became the prime minister of the United Kingdom on 2 May 1997. Aged 43, Blair became the youngest person to become prime minister since Lord Liverpool became prime minister aged 42 in 1812. He was also the first prime minister born after World War II and the accession of Elizabeth II to the throne.
Who was the leader of the UK from 2010 to 2016?
David William Donald Cameron (born 9 October 1966) is a British politician who served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 2010 to 2016 and Leader of the Conservative Party from 2005 to 2016.
Where did James Cameron live as a child?
The journalist Toby Young has described Cameron’s background as being “upper-upper-middle class”. Cameron was born in Marylebone, London, and raised at Peasemore in Berkshire. He has a brother, Alexander Cameron QC (born 1963), a barrister, and two sisters, Tania Rachel (born 1965) and Clare Louise (born 1971).
Who was the Prime Minister of the UK in 2010?
David Cameron is an English politician who was Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 2010 to 2016. He helped form and lead the first coalition government of the United Kingdom since the Second World War and was his nation’s youngest prime minister in almost two hundred years. He resigned following the Brexit vote.