The PM

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Powers

  • Controls the cabinet
  • Party leader
  • Patronage
  • Foreign policy
  • Head of intelligence
  • Commander in Chief

Restraints

  • Can be overruled by cabinet- Thatcher was ovveruled on poll tax
  • Can be removed by parliament- Blair
  • Can be overruled by parliament- weak Cameron government- back bench
  • Limited by EU

Role

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