Deputy Prime Minister
since 4 June 2018
Category Government position
Style The Right Honourable
Inaugural Deputy Prime Minister NDGAARONDI
Number of Deputy Prime Ministers 27

The Deputy Prime Minister of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (often shortened to Deputy Prime Minister) is the second most senior official in Her Majesty's Government in the United Kingdom. The current Deputy Prime Minister, ns_2, Deputy Leader of the Conservative Party, took office on 4 June 2018.

If there is a one party government, the deputy leader of the government party normally resumes the role of Deputy Prime Minister. If there is a coalition Government, the Leader of the second biggest coalition party normally resumes the role. However, this is not always the case.

The main responsibility of the Deputy Prime Minister is to oversee the running of the Government in the absence of the Prime Minister. This includes taking part in Prime Minister's Questions. However, they may also be asked to manage certain areas of Government by the Prime Minister when the latter is present.

List of Deputy Prime Ministers

NDGAARONDI first assumed the position of Deputy Prime Minister following his party's triumph at the first general election in May 2005. Since him, there have been 26 other Deputy Prime Ministers.

Deputy Prime Minister Party Took office Left office
NDGAARONDI Liberal May 2005 November 2005
fr_browne Liberal December 2005 May 2006
Acaila Monster Raving Loony June 2006 November 2006
Nefarious Monster Raving Loony December 2006 December 2007
Acaila Monster Raving Loony December 2007 May 2008
hldomster Liberal June 2008 November 2008
Davireland Conservative November 2008 December 2008
Nothos Conservative December 2008 January 2009
Matthew_Lowson Conservative January 2009 May 2009
Bagration Conservative December 2009 March 2010
L i b Conservative March 2010 April 2010
Simontinsley Libertarian May 2010 March 2011
Smack Centre April 2011 October 2011
Wilzman Liberal October 2011 March 2012
toronto353 UKIP April 2012 September 2012
Addzter Independent October 2012 March 2013
toronto353 UKIP April 2013 August 2013
Birchington Liberal September 2013 March 2014
Republic1 Socialist April 2014 September 2014
RayApparently Labour October 2014 April 2015
Airmed Liberal May 2015 July 2015
adam9317 UKIP July 2015 August 2015
Jarred Liberal October 2015 November 2015
PetrosAC Liberal December 2015 November 2016
DMcGovern Socialist November 2016 February 2017
cranbrook_aspie Socialist February 2017 May 2017
Paracosm Liberal June 2017 August 2017
Afcwimbledon2 Liberal August 2017 March 2018
CatusStarbright Libertarian March 2018 June 2018
ns_2 Conservative June 2018 incumbent