UK Political Terms & Other Significant Political Events Timeline

UK Political Terms & Other Major Political Events

Margaret Thatcher - Conservative

1979

John Major - Conservative

1990

Tony Blair & New Labour

1997

In 1997 Tony Blair becomes prime minister and pioneers 'New Labour'.

Financial crash

2007 - 2008

Considered one of the worst financial crashes in recorded history, the subprime mortgage crisis threaten the collapse of large, multinational banks.

Gordon Brown - Labour

2007

2007 (till 2010) Gordon Brown is Prime minister

Collation government

2010

Coalition government is formed in the UK consisting of the conservative and liberal democrat party.

David Cameron - Conservative

2015

projected time David Cameron will be PM.