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Names

Prime Ministers should probably be listed here either under their name during their time in office; or under the one by which they are most commonly known. Certainly calling Salisbury "Gascoyne-Cecil" makes no sense. Doops | talk 21:26, 30 November 2005 (UTC)

  • I agree and have changed the names accordingly, with the exception of Pitt the Elder.

Philip Stevens 22:35, 30 November 2005 (UTC)

    • Why the exception of Pitt the Elder ? I've edited the list to show "Chatham (Pitt the Elder)", for clarity's sake. — OwenBlacker 15:55, 13 August 2006 (UTC)

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Pluralise title

Should the title on this box be "Prime Ministers of..." or "Prime Minister of..."? SeventyThree(Talk) 23:29, 12 December 2005 (UTC)

  • I think you're right, it should be pluralise. Philip Stevens 06:56, 13 December 2005 (UTC)

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I've deleted this image for lacking a source. Even if it had a source, per WP:FUC fair use images cannot be used in templates. For the time being, I've replaced it with Image:Blair Cheney at Number 10.jpg but a better one might be found or created. howcheng {chat} 20:36, 13 June 2006 (UTC)

  • I've changed the image to one of the Union Flag as I thought this would be more appropriate. Philip Stevens 20:45, 13 June 2006 (UTC)

Prime Ministers "of the United Kingdom"

The first fourteen names on this list were never Prime Ministers (or Leaders of the Government, or whatever) of the United Kingdom, as it didn't exist until 1801. I suggest replacing this template with "Prime Ministers of Great Britain" and "Prime Ministers of the United Kingdom". Opera hat 17:36, 5 November 2006 (UTC)

New format

I reverted the new format, as there was no discussion before hand. Putting "18th century Prime Minister" is erroneous as that term didn't exist until the 20th century. Also, I don't see any need to put PMs into different sections, it doesn't happen for US Presidents. --Philip Stevens 17:46, 10 June 2007 (UTC)

Categories

Are categories needed? Surely they should only be used for significant political changes like the box on French presidents Rutld001 21:37, 18 June 2007 (UTC)

Distinction between United Kingdom and Great Britain.

current reverts by Ste1977. the distinction is a great one, they are two separate countries. List_of_Prime_Ministers_of_the_United_Kingdom#19th_century_Prime_Ministers. please discuss before reverting again. ninety:one 10:35, 10 June 2008 (UTC)

Heads of Government for Great Britain and the UK should be separate, and Ste1977's amendments don't list second terms either. I think all edits by Ste1977 should be reverted too Opera hat (talk) 16:49, 11 June 2008 (UTC)







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