Prime minister

Several British Prime Ministers, including Winston Churchill, Margaret Thatcher, and Benjamin Disraeli; duplicated by an alien force. (PROSE: Time Wake)

A prime minister was a head of government.

As the leader of that group, they had chief fiduciary responsibility to the sovereign, and therefore enjoyed frequent communication with their monarch — as could be seen in the relationship of, say, Richelieu with Louis XIII. (AUDIO: The Church and the Crown) Additionally, the prime minister held the responsibility of setting the Cabinet's agenda and speaking to the public on its behalf. (TV: World War Three, Victory of the Daleks)

Earth[edit | edit source]

United Kingdom[edit | edit source]

Main article: Prime Minister of the United Kingdom

On Earth, the United Kingdom was headed by a Prime Minister.

The Doctor had numerous encounters with various British Prime Ministers, most notably Winston Churchill, who encountered several of the Doctor's incarnations, (TV: Victory of the Daleks, AUDIO: The Oncoming Storm, Hounded, The Chartwell Metamorphosis) Harriet Jones, who was deposed by him, (TV: The Christmas Invasion) and Harold Saxon, who was the Doctor's long-time nemesis the Master in disguise. (TV: The Sound of Drums/Last of the Time Lords)

India[edit | edit source]

Main article: Prime Minister of India

The Indian government was also headed by a Prime Minister. In 1984, the position was held by Indira Gandhi. As she told the Egyptian Pharaoh Erimem, Peri Brown considered her to be an effective female leader in contrast to her British counterpart and contemporary Margaret Thatcher. Given that Erimem was from the 14th century BC, she had unsurprisingly never heard of either Gandhi or Thatcher. (AUDIO: The Eye of the Scorpion)

In the wake of Miracle Day in 2011, the Prime Minister of India called for peace with Pakistan. (TV: Rendition)

Extraterrestrial occurrences[edit | edit source]

During the New Dalek Paradigm, the Daleks were led by the Parliament of the Daleks, with the head of Parliament being the Prime Minister of the Daleks. (TV: Asylum of the Daleks)

Delta IV, a planet in the United Federation of Planets, had a government headed by a Prime Minister in 2368. (COMIC: Assimilation²)

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