On this page, by clicking the links and using the drop-down menu, you can find out more about the political system of Great Britain and how our Government works. We also highly recommend that you visit our YouTube channel where you will find lots of informative videos.
10 Downing Street has been the residence of British Prime Ministers since 1735. According to historian Sir Anthony Seldon, it vies with the White House as being the most important political building anywhere in the world in the modern era. Behind its black door is where some of the most important decisions affecting Britain for the last 275 years have been taken.
On 13 July 2016, for only the second time in history, a female was appointed to the role of Prime Minister.
By clicking this link you can read all about the history of the residence, 10 Downing Street. Then, if you use our drop-down menu you can take a video tour around all of its rooms, and you can even meet Larry, The Chief Mouser!