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The life of the Prime Minister

What does the Prime Minister do? What are their responsibilities? How have these changed over the centuries? What is Chequers? When was the black door installed?

From this page, you can learn about the day-to-day realities in the life of the Prime Minister. Explore 10 Downing Street, learn about Chequers, and find out about a few places with a hidden Prime Ministerial connection.

A day in the life life of the Prime Minister - Chancellor Exchequer Rishi Sunak leaves Downing Street
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The role of the Prime Minister

What does the Prime Minister do? What are their responsibilities? How have these changed over the centuries? What is Chequers? When was the black door installed?

From this page, you can learn about the day-to-day realities in the life of the Prime Minister. Explore 10 Downing Street, learn about Chequers, and find out about a few places with a hidden Prime Ministerial connection.

A recent Cabinet meeting

The Responsibilities of the Prime Minister

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The Rt Hon Nick Clegg MP

The Deputy Prime Minister

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Benjamin Disraeli, Earl of Beaconsfield by Sir John Everett Millais, 1st Bt oil on canvas, 1881

Social Mobility and Prime Ministers

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View of Chatsworth from the south west after the Bachelor Duke's alterations.

Prime Ministerial Residences in History

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Front Door of 10 Downing Street

Downing Street Tour

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