Prime Minister of the United Kingdom
Head of government of the United Kingdom
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The Prime Minister of the United Kingdom is the head of government of the United Kingdom. The prime minister directs both the executive and the legislature, and together with their Cabinet is accountable to the monarch, to Parliament, to their party, and ultimately to the electorate, for the government's policies and actions.
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UK PM's senior adviser Cummings considers quitting later this year: Daily MailBritish Prime Minister Boris Johnson's senior adviser, Dominic Cummings, is considering quitting later this year, the Daily Mail newspaper reported.
We want to work with teachers to restart schools: UK PM's spokesmanPrime Minister Boris Johnson's government wants to work with teachers and trade unions to help some students return to schools from June 1, the British leader's spokesman said on Monday, trying to ease..
Antibody test approval is an 'important breakthrough': UK PM's spokesmanBritain's approval of a COVID-19 antibody test is an "important breakthrough" and might lead to Britons being able to use health certificates if antibodies are present, a spokesman for Prime Minister..
Questions need to be answered about virus origin: UK PM's spokesmanBritain believes questions need to be answered about the origin of the coronavirus, a spokesman for Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Monday, declining to comment on a report that a U.S.-led..
Testing target has driven up capacity: UK PM's spokesmanA testing target set by Britain's health minister has driven up the capacity to test people, a spokesman for Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Friday, hours before an expected announcement on..
Minds focused on May 7 for lockdown review: UK PM's spokesmanBritain's government is focused on May 7 when a review of social distancing measures to fight the coronavirus outbreak is due, a spokesman for Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Thursday.
We need to learn lessons of coronavirus spread: UK PM's spokesmanBritain and other G7 countries discussed the need to learn the lessons of how the novel coronavirus came to spread throughout the world, a spokesman for Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Friday.
Italians arriving in UK advised to self-isolate: UK PM's spokesmanItalians arriving in Britain are being advised to self-isolate, a spokesman for Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Tuesday, addressing fears over travelers coming in from a country that is now under..
Britain finalising details for Wuhan evacuation: UK PM's spokesmanBritain is urgently exploring options to for its nationals to leave the Chinese city of Wuhan, the centre of a coronavirus outbreak, and is finalising the details of the plan, a spokesman for Prime..
Britain wants friendly relationship with EU in the future: UK PM's spokesmanBritain wants a future relationship with the European Union to be based on friendly cooperation, the prime minister's spokesman said on Tuesday when asked about a report suggesting London could be..
UK PM's spokesman: Passing Brexit law would be significant, positive stepA vote expected later on Thursday to approve the laws required to implement Britain's EU exit deal would be a significant positive step towards Prime Minister Boris Johnson's commitment to deliver..
Britain, Germany agree on need for international response to Saudi attack: UK PM's spokesmanBritish Prime Minister Boris Johnson agreed with German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Tuesday they needed to work with international partners to form a collective response to Saturday's attacks on Saudi..
DUP says agreement with UK PM's party to be reviewedThe Northern Ireland party that props up British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's government on Wednesday said it supported his decision to suspend parliament but said the move would require a review of..
Johnson's Europe adviser in Brussels to pass on UK PM's Brexit message: spokesmanPrime Minister Boris Johnson's Europe adviser is in Brussels to pass on the British leader's message that the country is leaving the European Union on Oct. 31 "whatever the circumstances", a government..
Any attempt to stop government funding would be irresponsible: UK PM's spokeswomanAny attempt to cut off funding to British government departments would be "grossly irresponsible", a spokeswoman for Prime Minister Theresa May said on Thursday, after reports that lawmakers would try..
Johnson gets boost in race for UK PM's job as former rival backs himBoris Johnson got a boost for his bid to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May when one of his former rivals backed his candidacy on Monday and said he was almost certain to win the contest.