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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.
The new Prime Minister, the Rt Hon Gordon Brown MP, came to power after a party leadership election in June 2007.
www.pm.gov.uk /output/Page2.asp   (182 words)

  Prime Minister of the United Kingdom - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Prime Minister is appointed by the Sovereign, who is bound by constitutional convention to choose the individual most likely to command the support of the House of Commons (normally, the leader of the party with a majority in that body).
The title "Prime Minister", however, is not altogether a matter of convention, as in 1905 it was in a sense given official recognition when the "Prime Minister" was named in the "order of precedence," outranked, among non-royals, only by the Archbishops of Canterbury and York and by the Lord Chancellor.
Whenever the office of Prime Minister falls vacant, the Sovereign is responsible for appointing the new incumbent; the appointment is formalised at a ceremony known as Kissing Hands.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Prime_Minister_of_the_United_Kingdom   (5054 words)

 Prime Minister - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In parliamentary systems like the Westminster system, the prime minister is the presiding head of the government while the position of head of state (the King, Queen or President), who may officially be the head of the executive, is largely ceremonial.
While the modern office of Prime Minister developed in the UK the first actual usage of the word Prime Minister or Premiere Minstre was used by Cardinal Richelieu, when, in 1624 he was named to head the royal council as prime minister of France.
The Prime Minister is formally the presiding minister of the Privy Council and the cabinet.
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 Office of the Prime Minister - Information from the Office of the Prime Minister
The office of the Prime Minister is the central office of the Council of State and the Government.
Prime Minister Stoltenberg sends his condolences to the WHO staff and to Dr Nordström, acting Director-General, on the death of Director-General Dr. Lee Jong-wook.
The Prime Minister is the most senior member of the Government, responsible for coordinating and leading the work of the Government.
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 The Prime Minister's Office
Danish Prime Minister Anders Fogh Rasmussen condemns desecration of Muslim graves.
Admission for the media at the meeting held by the Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs on Friday 3rd 2006 February with Heads of Diplomatic Missions accredited to Denmark.
The Prime Minister’s Office is housed in one of the wings of Christiansborg Palace, the house of the Danish Parliament - built in the years...
www.stm.dk /Index/mainstart.asp?o=2&n=3&s=2   (524 words)

 Fact Sheet: Prime Minister Maliki's Meeting With President Bush
Prime Minister Maliki is the leader of a government chosen by the Iraqi people through free and fair elections.
The Prime Minister understands the new dimensions of the current problems, and he is working to crack down on the terrorists and death squads that are fueling violence in Iraq.
Prime Minister Maliki's efforts include directing each cabinet member to establish a comptroller and to submit ethics and financial disclosure agreements.
www.state.gov /p/nea/rls/69472.htm   (1077 words)

 PRIME MINISTER   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
During her first tenure as the Prime Minister she brought about a major education sector reform making primary education compulsory, free education for girls students, introduced the incentive of stipends for girls students as well as food for education programme.
Her election as Prime Minister also saw an amendment to the Constitution of the Republic so that Bangladesh could restore parliamentary system of government after a lapse of 16 years.
She was elected Prime Minister, for the third time in October 2001, in a free and fair election conducted by a neutral and non-partisan caretaker government and monitored by observers from all over the world.
www.pmo.gov.bd /pmlife.htm   (1314 words)

 Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee - a Profile
On October 13, 1999, he took charge as Prime Minister of India for the second consecutive term at the head of a new coalition government, the National Democratic Alliance.
He was Prime Minister for a short period in 1996.
He is the only Prime Minister since Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru to have become Prime Minister of India through three successive mandates.
www.indianembassy.org /special/cabinet/vajpayee.htm   (508 words)

 The Office of the Prime Minister - regjeringen.no
Norway’s Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg congratulates the new British Prime Minister, Mr.
Prime Minister Stoltenberg presented three goals and commitments for a new climate policy in his speech to The Norwegian Labour Party's national congress today.
The Prime Minister also stressed the correlation between the fight against climate change and the fight against poverty.
www.regjeringen.no /en/dep/smk.html?id=875   (421 words)

 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 and 2005.
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 Prime Minister
The Prime Minister's political career began when he was appointed a member of the Barbados Senate in 1983.
The Prime Minister was educated at All Saints' Boys' School, Coleridge and Parry School on a Government Scholarship, Harrison College and the University of the West Indies, Cave Hill and Mona Campuses, the latter on a U.W.I. postgraduate scholarship.
In 1981, the Prime Minister returned to Barbados and took up the post of Chief Project Analyst in the Ministry of Finance and Planning, where he assisted with the preparation and review of pre-feasibility and feasibility studies in relation to Barbados' public investment programme.
www.primeminister.gov.bb /pm.html   (654 words)

 The Chancellery of the Prime Minister
Prime Minister Kazimierz Marcinkiewicz met with His Eminence Cardinal Józef Glemp, the Primate of Poland, in connection with the pilgrimage of the Holy Father Benedict XVI to Poland, which begins tomorrow.
Prime Minister Kazimierz Marcinkiewicz met with the Polish national football team, which together with training staff are beginning a training session called "Operation Mundial".
Prime Minister met with the ambassador of Israel, Dawid Peleg.
www.kprm.gov.pl /english   (571 words)

 Prime Minister of Australia: Home
The Prime Minister announced additional funding to allow pensioners and veterans to access concessional fares on the Alice Springs to Darwin Ghan railway.
The Prime Minister welcomed the agreement by Iraqi political leaders on major political issues.
In his press release this afternoon, the Prime Minister said that today was Mr Rudd's final opportunity to stand up the union bosses and fix the economically dangerous Forward with Fairness policy.
www.pm.gov.au   (255 words)

 The Yes (Prime) Minister Files - Introduction
Yes Minister and Yes Prime Minister is a British comedy series about the wheeling and dealing of political life.
Jim Hacker as Prime Minister is still obsessed with popularity among the voters, but he now also wants to have his name written in the history books as a great statesman.
Former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher was very impressed with the series and once stated: "Its closely observed portrayal of what goes on in the corridors of power has given me hours of pure joy".
www.yes-minister.com /introduc.htm   (517 words)

 BBC NEWS | Politics | Blair says 'terror will not win'
Prime Minister Tony Blair has vowed the UK will not be intimidated after blasts hit London's transport network.
The prime minister flew to London from the G8 summit, which continued in his absence.
The prime minister said there would be the "most intense" police and security service action to ensure those responsible were brought to justice.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/uk_politics/4659933.stm   (753 words)

 Prime Minister
Jean-Claude Juncker was born in Redange-sur-Attert in the west of Luxembourg on 9 December 1954 and spent his childhood and youth in Belvaux, in the south of the country, where his father was employed by one of the large steelworks.
On 20 January 1995, following the nomination of Prime Minister Jacques Santer as President of the European Commission by the European Council and the subsequent approval of this appointment by the European Parliament, Jean-Claude Juncker was appointed Prime Minister and Minister of State by His Royal Highness Grand Duke Jean.
On 31 July 2004, Jean-Claude Juncker was reappointed Prime Minister, Minister of State and Minister of Finance in the government formed as a result of the general elections of 13 June 2004, in which he obtained record personal votes.
www.gouvernement.lu /gouvernement/premier_ministre/cv_eng   (1291 words)

 First among equals, the Prime Minister in Canadian life and politics - Children's version   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
The prime minister is the leader of Canada.
He or she is sometimes called "first among equals." This means that even though all members of the Cabinet are equal, he or she is the most powerful.
The group of people chosen by the prime minister to help him or her run the country.
www.collectionscanada.ca /2/9/index-e.html   (105 words)

 Britannia Government: Prime Ministers
He was probably called first minister while the title of prime minister was not officially recognized until 1905.
Our dilemma is reflected somewhat in the biographical commentary for several of the prime ministers who served prior to 1905.
In summarizing the careers of the prime ministers, we have tried to present a brief but accurate picture of the political lives of the men and woman who have assumed the position.
www.britannia.com /gov/primes   (496 words)

 The Cabinet of Ministers fo the Republic of Latvia: Prime Minister's Bureau
The Cabinet of Ministers fo the Republic of Latvia: Prime Minister's Bureau
Prime Minister’s Bureau is headed by a person appointed according to an order of the Prime Minister for a period not exceeding the period of authority of the Prime Minister.
Prime Minister’s Bureau comprises advisors to the Prime Minister, assistants of the Prime Minister and Press Secretary of the Prime Minister.
www.mk.gov.lv /index.php/en/?id=1251   (258 words)

 Office of the Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago - Welcome
Feature Address By The Honourable Patrick Manning Prime Minister of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago At The Opening Ceremony For the Conference On The Future Development of the Oil and Gas Industry in Trinidad and Tobago
Prime Minister as he addressed the National Consultation on Aids at the Crown Plaza on the 10th August 2007.
Prime Minister Patrick Manning as he addressed the Trinidad and Tobago Energy Conference on Monday 13th August 2007 at the Hilton Hotel and Conference Centre.
www.opm.gov.tt   (330 words)

 Technorati Tag: prime   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
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Subprime mortgage lending products were developed to provide an opportunity for people who fail to meet the standard mortgage criteria (Prime) and...
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 Yes, Prime Minister
The one new character is Dorothy Wainwright, the Chief Political Adviser to the Prime Minister -- both Hacker and the former PM.
In fact she even attended and took part in a rehearsal of the programme, which was originally inspired by an actual conflict between a minister and his secretary.
In 1964 the Minister of Housing, Richard Crossman, was at odds with his Secretary, Dame Evelyn Sharp.
www.tvheaven.ca /ypm.htm   (2626 words)

 Former PM's - Official website of the Prime Minister of New Zealand
Jenny Shipley gained the position of Opposition Spokesperson on Social Welfare prior to the 1990 General Election, a portfolio she was to become Minister of in the 43rd Parliament, along with Women’s Affairs.
She was later appointed Minister of Health in 1994, Minister of State Services, Transport, State Owned Enterprises, ACC and Radio New Zealand after the 1996 election.
When the Coalition broke down on 18 August 1998, Jenny Shipley held on to her position as Prime Minister and National retained the government benches with support from ACT and former NZ First MPs.
www.primeminister.govt.nz /oldpms/1997-99shipley.html   (358 words)

 Prime Minister´s Office
The chairman of the Independence Party, Prime Minister Geir H. Haarde, and chairman of the Social Democratic Alliance, Ingibjörg Sólrún Gísladóttir, introduced the Policy Statement of the newly elected Government of the Independence Party and the Social Democratic Alliance today at Þingvellir.
Address of Prime Minister Geir H. Haarde to the Annual Meeting of the Central Bank of Iceland March 30th 2007 MORE...
Address of Prime Minister Geir H. Haarde at the annual meeting of the Icelandic Chamber of Commerce, February 7th 2007 MORE...
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 Prime Minister of Islamic Republic of Pakistan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Aziz was appointed as Pakistan's Minister of Finance with responsibility for Finance, economic Affairs, Statistics, Planning and Development and Revenue Division.
The democratically elected Government of Prime Minister Jamali has also retained him as Finance Minister, which indicates continuation of Finance and Economic Reforms Agenda.
Shaukat Aziz was sworn in as 23th Prime Minister of Pakistan on August 28, 2004.
www.infopak.gov.pk /PM/pm_profile.htm   (307 words)

 Basdeo Panday   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Panday was also appointed Minister of National Security on January 25, 2001.
            Prime Minister Panday was one of the founders of the United Labour Front (U.L.F).
            Prime Minister Panday was the 1995 Express Individual of the Year and was awarded an Honourary doctor of Law Degree from Benares University, India in January 1997.
www.nalis.gov.tt /govbios/BasdeoPanday.htm   (407 words)

 Prime Minister's Office
The Prime Ministers Office comprises the Prime Ministers secretariat, the Office for Administrative Affairs and the Office of the Director-General for Legal Affairs.
The Prime Minister is Head of the Office.
Prime Minister Göran Persson has today appointed Jan Eliasson, Ambassador and President of the UN General Assembly, as Minister for Foreign Affairs.
www.sweden.gov.se /sb/d/2058   (216 words)

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