Talk:List of British governments

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Coalition/National Ministries[edit]

Why is the coalition government of 2010-15 referred to as Cameron I, while the various coalition & national governments of the 1930s and 40s are not referred to as whichever instance of MacDonald, Baldwin, Chamberlain, Churchill, etc? P M C 15:37, 14 July 2016 (UTC)

They are called 'national' because that was the specific way in which they were referred to at the time, a product of the National Government (United Kingdom) principle. This is also how they are recorded in Dod's. Much like the Who? Who? Ministry, some ministries have had special names. This does not apply to Cameron's first. RGloucester 00:58, 15 July 2016 (UTC)

exact dates[edit]

i'm just wondering why there are no exact dates in this list as i fell this information will make the list esear to understand (talk) 18:42, 26 November 2017 (UTC)

Saves space. Besides, the exact dates are presently included at List of Prime Ministers of the United Kingdom.--Nevéselbert 20:20, 26 November 2017 (UTC)

Colour key[edit]

You have dark green in the table, but not in the colour key. Renard Migrant (talk) 12:23, 18 July 2019 (UTC)

Fixed Thanks. AlbanGeller (talk) 14:16, 18 July 2019 (UTC)