NOTICE: Citizendium is still being set up on its newer server, treat as a beta for now; please see here for more.
Citizendium - a community developing a quality comprehensive compendium of knowledge, online and free. Click here to join and contribute—free
CZ thanks our previous donors. Donate here. Treasurer's Financial Report -- Thanks to our content contributors. --

Prime Minister

From Citizendium
Jump to: navigation, search
This article is a stub and thus not approved.
Main Article
Talk
Related Articles  [?]
Bibliography  [?]
External Links  [?]
Citable Version  [?]
 
This editable Main Article is under development and not meant to be cited; by editing it you can help to improve it towards a future approved, citable version. These unapproved articles are subject to a disclaimer.
(CC) Photo: Prime Minister's Office
David Cameron (left) has been UK Prime Minister since May 2010; Nick Clegg is Deputy Prime Minister.

Prime Minister is a term used to describe the head of an elected government or the principal minister of a sovereign or state.[1] The term originated in the United Kingdom though until the early 20th century it was unofficial.[2] In many places they coexist with a monarchy.

References

  1. Prime Minister. Oxford Dictionaries. Oxford University Press (2014). Retrieved on 22 April 2014.
  2. Past Prime Ministers. GOV.UK. Government Digital Service (2014). Retrieved on 22 April 2014.