Who is the prime minister of the UK and what political party does he represent?
Current 2012 UK Prime minister: David Cameron
He represents the conservative party.
The French prime minister is nominated by the president, who picks him in the mainstream political party in Parliament (the prime minister and president aren't necessary political allies; when the president's party is defeated in parlementiary elections, the president will pick the head of the winning party as Prime Minister). The prime minister is accountable to the Parliament, which can even oust him after a no-confidence vote.
A prime minister heads the government. They are not the head of state. A prime minister appoints the ministers for the government. They will usually chair cabinet meetings, which are the meetings of all of the ministers. They are usually the head of their political party. They will often represent the government at meetings with other countries or as part of visits to other countries.
In simple terms the British Prime Minister is the head of the government and runs the government. They are the political leader of the country. They are not the head of state. That role is held by the monarch. The Prime Minister would do things like choose their ministers, formulate policies and lead their own political party. They represent the government when meeting with other government leaders. There are many other official duties that they…
No, in both Ireland and Canada, the Prime Minister leads the largest party in the lower house (Dail in Ireland and House of Commons in Canada). In Australia the prime minister is the leader of the political group with a mayority in the lower house / house of representatives. The leader of the senate is caled the president of the senate. the president of the senate doesnot necesarily have to be of the same party…
Typically, the Prime Minister is the leader of the largest party in the House of Commons. Therefore, theoretically to become Prime Minister, one must be selected as the leader of a federal political party and then lead the party to the largest number of seats in a federal election. Alternatively, being chosen as the leader of the largest party in parliament upon the resignation of the incumbent Prime Minister would lead to becoming Prime Minister.
Each political party has its own leader. When there is a general election, the leader of whichever party gets most votes becomes Prime Minister. The prime minister is the representative of a particular electorate or area He is voted for by the people of the electorate. The people however don't vote him into the position of prime minister. that is done by the parliament And usually happens along party lines. That is, the political party…
Churchill started political life as a Conservative, but in 1904 he joined the Liberal party and served in the Liberal government of 1905. Churchill rejoined the Conservatives in 1924, became leader in 1940 (and Prime Minister leading a coalition government) was elected Prime Minister in 1951 and stood down as Conservative leader (and Prime Minister) in 1955.