"Prime minister" Essays and Research Papers

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  • Prime Minister and Council of Ministers

    Prime Minister and Council of Ministers - India Serial Number 1 Portfolio Prime Minister and also In-Charge of the Ministries/Departments viz: Ministry of Personnel‚ Public Grievances and Pensions Ministry of Planning Ministry of Water Resources Department of Atomic Energy Department of Space Name of Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 Minister of Finance Shri Pranab Mukherjee Minister of Agriculture and Minister of Consumer Shri Sharad

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  • Has the Role of the Prime Minister Become More Presidential?

    Politics – Homework Has the role of the Prime Minister become more presidential? There is an argument that the Prime Minister dominates in the British Political system. The British traditional system has moved away from the “cabinet government” model to a “prime ministerial government” model. But there is a different question concerning about the role and importance of the Prime Minister. Does the role of the PM become more presidential? Firstly‚ Prime Minister is the leader of his party in the House

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  • The British Prime Minister Now Has Presidential Powers

    Th“The British Prime Minister now has Presidential Powers” Discuss the Validity of this Statement It would be correct to say that over the years the British Prime Minister has become more of a Presidential figure in Parliament. Recent prime ministers that have been referred to as presidential include Margaret Thatcher‚ Tony Blair and Harold Wilson. Prime Ministers are supposed to be ‘First Among Equals’ (Primus Inter

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  • Are British Prime Ministers as powerful as sometimes claimed?

    that Prime ministers are almost omnipotent in the political system in the UK‚ this is due to the shear variety of powers in-which the prime minister holds‚ and the prerogatives that are taken advantage by the prime minister. However‚ checks on powers in the UK means that the prime minister is not as power as they appear‚ moreover‚ they are not separable from the UK political system‚ henceforth‚ they are controlled and limited within the system they are part of‚ thus‚ more often than not‚ prime ministers

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  • Sir Edmund Barton, the First Prime Minister of Australia

    EDMUND BARTON Sir Edmund Barton was born in Sydney on 18 January 1849. He is known for being the first Prime Minister of Australia and later becoming a judge of high court. He was the ninth child in a very large family. He was educated at Fort Street High School and later at Sydney Grammar School where he was dux and school captain. Barton first stepped into politics when he was attending university and he stood for the legislative assembly but he was defeated by 6 votes. He tried for the

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  • David Cameron's First Speech as Prime Minister

    This political speech made by United Kingdom’s new prime minister David Cameron in May 2010 could be considered the beginning of a new era in the politics of the country because‚ for the first time after World War II‚ Britain would have a coalition government. David Cameron (born in London in 1966) was elected leader of the Conservative Party in December 2005. He has modernised his Party‚ the Conservatives‚ by introducing new ideas such as the environmental defence‚ gay rights and abortion

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  • Have Uk Prime Ministers Become More Presidential in Recent Years?

    HOMEWORK Have UK Prime Ministers become more Presidential in recent years? In recent times many commentators have pointed out that the UK’s Prime Ministers are increasingly acting like Presidents- of course the UK Prime Minister cannot actually become a President as the system would not allow it. Below I shall be analysing and explaining the factors that highlight the growth of presidentialism in the UK‚ as well as the points which suggest that the UK’s Prime Minister is still a Prime Minister. In recent

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  • To What Extent Have Uk Prime Ministers to Become ‘Presidential’? (25)

    debate as to whether the Prime Minister is actually a President. Tony Blair’s decision to go to war in Iraq is one of biggest examples in recent history of this theory as he did it because he thought it was right. However‚ some still say that the Cabinet is where the true power lies. One example of the growing tendency of the UK Prime Minister’s to be more ‘Presidential’ is how the growth of spatial leadership has become more prevalent in recent years. Prime Ministers now tend to distance themselves

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  • What Are the Powers and Limitations on the Prime Minister? Do They Lead to “Pr Ministerial Government”?

    A Prime Minister is the most senior minister of cabinet in the executive branch of government in a parliamentary system. The Prime Minister of any government has different powers and limitations when it comes to governing any body of people. In both Barbados and Britain‚ the Prime Minister who governs their society has specific powers and limitations by which they abide. Sometimes these powers and limitations may or may not lead to Prime Ministerial Government. In the Caribbean‚ the prime minister

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  • Why Did Pitt the Younger Become Prime Minister

    Why did Pitt the Younger become Prime Minister On the 28th May 1759‚ William Pitt the Younger was appointed Prime Minister of Great Britain. There were a number of reasons which ensured Pitt’s entry into office; however some reasons had more impact: The first reason was Pitt’s early political career‚ combined with his own ability. Due to poor health‚ he was educated at home by the Reverend Edward Wilson. Pitt‚ an extremely intelligent individual‚ quickly became proficient in Latin and Greek

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