Prime Meenister o the Unitit Kinrick

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Prime Meenister o the
Unitit Kinrick o Great Breetain an Northren Ireland
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Theresa May

since 13 Julie 2016 (2016-07-13)
Govrenment o the Unitit Kinrick
Office o the Prime Meenister
Style The Richt Honourable
Member o
Reports tae Parliament
Seat Westminster, Lunnon, Ingland, Unitit Kinrick
Appynter Monarch o the Unitit Kinrick
by convention, based on appointee's ability tae command confidence in the Hoose o Commons.
Term length At Her Majesty's pleasure,[1]
so long as General Elections are held no mair nor five years apairt.[2]
Inaugural holder Sir Robert Walpole
as First Lord o the Treasury an de facto first Prime Meenister.
Furmation 4 Apryle 1721; 298 years ago (1721-04-04)
£143,462[3] (annual, includin £74,962 MP's salary)

The Prime Meenister o the Unitit Kinrick o Great Breetain an Northren Ireland is the heid o Her Majesty's Govrenment in the Unitit Kinrick. The Prime Meenister an Cabinet (conseesting o aw the maist senior meenisters, that are govrenment depairtment heids) are collectively accoontable for thair policies an actions tae the Monarch, tae Pairlament, tae thair poleetical pairty an at the hinter end tae the electorate. The current Prime Meenister, Theresa May, wis appyntit bi the Queen on 13 Julie 2016.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Jennings, p. 83
  2. Fixed-term Parliaments Act 2011. (2011-10-19). Retrieved on 2013-08-12.
  3. "Frequently Asked Questions: MPs". Parliament of the United Kingdom. Retrieved 20 October 2016.