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'.

Gordon Brown - Labour

2007

2007 (till 2010) Gordon Brown is Prime minister

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.

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.