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|Prime Minister||Party||Policy and events|
||Death of Elizabeth II, Charles III becomes king.
||COVID-19 pandemic - Partygate scandal - Threats to unilaterally change parts of the Northern Ireland Protocol.
|Reached a revised deal with the European Union with a new Northern Ireland Protocol.
the withdrawal process of the UK from the European Union and failed to get a deal with the EU
||June 2016 Referendum on Brexit for the UK to leave the European Union|
|2010||Coalition government with Lib Dem Deputy PM Nick Clegg: Austerity programme; News of the World phone hacking scandal; Referendum on Scottish independence; Opposition to EU; Controversies over Arms sales to Middle East countries; Response to Civil War in Syria and emergence of The Islamic State|
|Gordon Brown||Labour||London car bombs; Glasgow Airport attack; foot-and-mouth outbreak (2007); national floods of 2007; child benefit data misplaced; Donorgate; Northern Rock nationalisation; Treaty of Lisbon; 42 Days detention; 10p Tax rate; Financial crisis of 2007–2010; Parliamentary expenses scandal; arrest of Damien Green; 2009 flu pandemic; national floods of 2009.|
|2005||Tony Blair||Labour||Hong Kong handover; Death of Diana, Princess of Wales; Independence for the Bank of England; Ecclestone tobacco controversy; Belfast Agreement; Human Rights Act; devolution to Scotland and Wales; House of Lords Reform; Minimum wage introduced; Kosovo War; creation of Greater London Authority and Mayoralty of London; War in Afghanistan; Iraq War; top-up fees introduced for university tuition; Civil Partnership Act; Constitutional Reform Act 2005; 2005 London bombings; Cash for Honours scandal; National identity cards introduced.|
|1992||John Major||Conservative||Early 1990s recession; Gulf War; ratification of the Maastricht Treaty and the Maastricht Rebels; forced exit from the European Exchange Rate Mechanism ("Black Wednesday"); the Downing Street Declaration (initiating the Northern Ireland peace process); Citizen's Charter; Sunday Shopping; "Back to Basics" campaign; Cones Hotline; Dangerous Dogs Act.|
|1987||Margaret Thatcher||Conservative||First female Prime Minister of the UK. Falklands War; sold council housing to tenants (right to buy); miners' strike 1984–85; privatisation of many previously government-owned industries; decreased the power of trade unions; negotiation of the UK rebate towards the European Community budget; Brighton hotel bombing; Sino-British joint declaration; Anglo-Irish Agreement; Westland Affair; abolition of GLC; Section 28; the "Poll tax"; Lockerbie bombing; the end of the Cold War.|