The Speaker
Sunday, 19 May 2024 – 17:43
Downing Street

How UK Government Works & Role of the Prime Minister

The Government is responsible for deciding how the country is run and for managing things on a day to day basis.

The people in the government are responsible for making key decisions, such as what to spend money on, what taxes to charge the public and what services to provide them in return.

This section looks at how different parts of the Government work and why they are important in the running of the country. Click through the tabs below to find out more about the UK Government and Prime Minister.

Rishi Sunak, UK Prime Minister – Photo by Simon Walker / No 10 Downing Street (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)




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