Prime Ministers and No. 10

Asquith, Lloyd George, and the struggle for the premiership in December 1916

On 5 December 1916 Herbert Henry Asquith, the Liberal Prime Minister who had governed Britain for more than eight years, resigned, and fellow Liberal David Lloyd George subsequently became Prime Minister, with Conservative support. This was a remarkable development, as Dr Matthew Johnson explains.

Rebuilding No. 10 Downing Street

Researcher in Residence: Progress Report IV My name is Jack Brown and I am the first ‘Researcher in Residence’ at No. 10 Downing Street, based at the Policy Institute at King’s, King’s College London. I have been investigating the ‘Geography of Power’ at …

Harold Macmillan and the Geography of Power at No. 10

  Researcher in Residence: Progress Report III My name is Jack Brown and I am the first ‘Researcher in Residence’ at No. 10 Downing Street, based at the Policy Institute at King’s, King’s College London. As part of my role …

The Changing Face – and Faces – of Number 10 Downing Street: the geography of power since 1945

Number 10 Downing Street - the official residence of the First Lord of the Treasury

"How much I wish that the public – the people, after all, on whose behalf Number 10 exists – could see beyond that famous front door…" - Margaret Thatcher  Just off Whitehall, in London’s SW1 postcode, fronted by one of the world’s most …