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PLT- British Politics- Executive

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Which figure enjoys the royal prerogative?
Prime Minister
What is the name of the most senior civil servant in the UK?
Cabinet Secretary
Who is the current cabinet secretary?
Mark Sedwill
What refers to the obligation of all ministers to support government policy?
Collective Responsibility
What event caused Amber Rudd to resign?
Windrush Scandal
What term refers to the ability to appoint or dismiss ministers?
Patronage
What is an example of Thatcher using her prerogative power of military deployment?
Falklands War
Which post did Nick Clegg take up in 2010?
Deputy Prime Minister
What was the name of the Inner Cabinet during the 2010 coalition government?
The Quad
What year marked Thatcher becoming Prime Minister?
1979
What faction did Thatcher lead within the Conservative Party?
Dries
In her foreign policy, what country did Thatcher strongly confront?
USSR
What tax did Thatcher implement that led to her downfall?
Poll Tax
In what year did Blair fall from power?
2007
Who led the 'left-wing' faction against Blair?
Jeremy Corbyn
What event caused he fall of Blair?
Iraq War
What two factions separated Labour at the time?
Blairites
Brownites
What major event took place in Brown's tenureship?
2008 Financial Crash
Who succeeded Brown as Prime Minister?
David Cameron
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