Prime Minister of Baustralia

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Prime Minister of Baustralia

Royal Arms of His Royal Government
Incumbent
Sir John Timpson

since 2 July 2017
His Royal Government
Style The Right Honourable (formal)
His Excellency (diplomatic)
Term length At His Majesty's Pleasure, usually a year
Inaugural holder John Timpson

The Prime Minister of Baustralia (informally abbreviated to PM) is the head of government of Baustralia. The Prime Minister directs both the executive and the legislature, and together with their Cabinet (consisting of all the most senior ministers, most of whom are government department heads) are collectively accountable for their policies and actions to the Monarch, to Parliament, to their political party and ultimately to the electorate. The office of Prime Minister is one of the Great Offices of State. The Prime Minister is ex officio also First Lord of the Treasury. The current holder of the office, Sir John Timpson, leader of the Conservative Party, was appointed by the King on 2 July 2017.

Authority

The Prime Minister is the head of His Royal Government. As such, the Prime Minister leads the Cabinet (the Executive). In addition, the Prime Minister leads a major political party and generally commands a majority in the House of Commons (the lower House of the legislature). The incumbent wields both significant legislative and executive powers. In the House of Commons, the Prime Minister guides the law-making process with the goal of enacting the legislative agenda of their political party. In an executive capacity, the Prime Minister appoints (and may dismiss) all other Cabinet members and ministers, and co-ordinates the policies and activities of all government departments. The Prime Minister also acts as the public figure of His Royal Government, both at home and abroad.

List of Prime Ministers of Baustralia

Portrait Name Type Tenure Armorial
Took office Left office
1 John Timpson, 2018 pattern naval photo.jpg   Sir John Timpson Prime Minister 2 July 2017 Arms of John Timpson.svg
Legend of Colours
Nationalist Party Conservative Party of Baustralia Centre Party Worker's Party No party associated.