- Who creates a government in the British system?
The winning party creates the government, it consists of the Primes Ministers and his/hers ministers.
- Who are the most important members of the current cabinet?
James Cameron – Prime Minister – Conservative
Nick Clegg – Deputy Prime Minister – Liberal Democrat
Michael Gove – Secretary of State for Education
George Osborne - Chancellor of the Exchequer
- What is the shadow cabinet, and shadow ministers?
The shadow cabinet is seniors members who are members of Her Majesty's Loyal Opposition. Since May 2010, the Labour Party has been Her Majesty's Loyal Opposition, and its leadership therefore forms the current Shadow Cabinet.
A graphic presentation of the number of MPs according to party