What year was Gordon Brown Prime Minister?

What year was Gordon Brown Prime Minister?

James Gordon Brown HonFRSE (born 20 February 1951) is a British politician who served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom and Leader of the Labour Party from 2007 to 2010.

What year was Tony Blair Prime Minister?

Tony Blair

The Right Honourable Sir Tony Blair KG
Blair in 2010
Prime Minister of the United Kingdom
In office 2 May 1997 – 27 June 2007
Monarch Elizabeth II

Who was Gordon Brown’s chancellor?

Gordon Brown served as Chancellor of the Exchequer of the United Kingdom from the Labour Party’s 1997 general election landslide victory on 2 May 1997 to 27 June 2007, when elevated as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. He was succeeded as Chancellor by Alistair Darling the following day.

Who is the longest serving British Prime Minister?

The prime minister with the longest single term was Sir Robert Walpole, lasting 20 years and 315 days from 3 April 1721 until 11 February 1742. This is also longer than the accumulated terms of any other prime minister. The shortest period in office is more confused, depending on the criteria.

Did Gordon Brown raise NI contributions?

In his April 2002 budget, Brown raised National Insurance to pay for increased health spending. Brown has changed tax policy in other ways, such as the introduction of working tax credits.

How old is Blair Brown?

76 years (April 23, 1946)Blair Brown / Age

Where is Blair Brown now?

After starring in the critically acclaimed The Days and Nights of Molly Dodd from 1987 to 1991, Blair Brown headed for Broadway, winning a Tony for her role in Copenhagen. Now 70, she’s back on TV as Judy King, a cheerful new prisoner on Orange Is the New Black, which is streaming its fourth season on Netflix.

Are Lenin and Putin related?

Putin was born on 7 October 1952 in Leningrad, Soviet Union (now Saint Petersburg, Russia), the youngest of three children of Vladimir Spiridonovich Putin (1911–1999) and Maria Ivanovna Putina (née Shelomova; 1911–1998). His grandfather, Spiridon Putin, was a personal cook to Vladimir Lenin and Joseph Stalin.