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Prime Minister

The Prime Minister is the head of the UK Government and is ultimately responsible for the policy and decisions of Government.

As head of the UK Government the Prime Minister also oversees the operation of the civil service and Government agencies, appoints members of the Cabinet, and is the principal Government figure in the House of Commons.

Current Prime Minister Tony Blair came to power after the 1997 election, and was re-elected in 2001.

In this section you can read a biography of Tony Blair or any of the Prime Minister's speeches in our comprehensive archive.

You can also find out about the role played by the Prime Minister's Office in supporting the Prime Minister in leading the country.

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