Prime Meenister o the Unitit Kinrick

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 poleitical pairty an at the hinter end tae the electorate. The current Prime Meenister, Boris Johnson, wis appyntit bi the Queen on 24 Julie 2019.

Prime Meenister o the
Unitit Kinrick o Great Breetain an Northren Ireland
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Boris Johnson

since 24 Julie 2019 (2019-07-24)
Govrenment o the Unitit Kinrick
Office o the Prime Meenister
StyleThe Richt Honourable
Member o
Reports taePairlament
SeatWestminster, Lunnon, Ingland, Unitit Kinrick
AppynterMonarch o the Unitit Kinrick
by convention, based on appointee's ability tae command confidence in the Hoose o Commons.
Term lengthAt Her Majesty's pleasure,[1]
sae lang as General Elections ar haudit nae mair nor five year apairt.[2]
Inaugural holderSir Robert Walpole
as First Lord o the Treasury an de facto first Prime Meenister.
Furmation4 Apryle 1721; 300 years ago (1721-04-04)
£143,462[3] (annual, includin £74,962 MP's salary)


  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.