Prime Ministers

2014 (October 14 2014)
Commemorative

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Size 35mm (h) x 35mm (v)
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Prime Ministers 97p Stamp (2014) William Pitt The Younger

William Pitt The Younger

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Pitt became Prime Minister at just 24 and led Britain into the Napoleonic Wars. He reformed the government of India, established income tax and passed the Act of Union between Great Britain and Ireland.



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Prime Ministers 97p Stamp (2014) Charles Grey

Charles Grey

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As Prime Minister, Grey passed the Reform Act of 1832, laying the foundations for the modern electoral system. His government abolished slavery in the British Empire and introduced the ‘New’ Poor Law.



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Prime Ministers 97p Stamp (2014) Robert Peel

Robert Peel

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Peel founded the Conservative Party (previously known as the Tory Party), established the Metropolitan Police and reintroduced income tax. He reformed the Church of England and cut taxes on food, but he divided his party in 1846 by repealing the Corn Laws.



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Prime Ministers 97p Stamp (2014) William Gladstone

William Gladstone

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Four times Prime Minister and an MP for 60 years, Gladstone was the ‘Grand Old Man’ of British politics. He reformed the electorate, the tax system and primary education.



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Prime Ministers 1st Stamp (2014) Winston Churchill

Winston Churchill

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Winston Churchill led Britain through the Second World War, delivering some of the most quoted speeches of modern times. He won the Nobel Prize for Literature and warned of an ‘Iron Curtain’ between Western and Eastern Europe.



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Prime Ministers 1st Stamp (2014) Clement Atlee

Clement Atlee

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Clement Attlee was deputy Prime Minister during the Second World War and won a landslide election in 1945. His government founded the NHS and created the ‘cradle to grave’ welfare state, modelled on the Beveridge Report.



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Prime Ministers 1st Stamp (2014) Harold Wilson

Harold Wilson

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Harold Wilson promised a new Britain forged in the ‘white heat’ of technology. He held Britain’s first national referendum, extended university education and passed major reforms of race relations and sexual equality.



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Prime Ministers 1st Stamp (2014) Margaret Thatcher

Margaret Thatcher

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Margaret Thatcher was the first female Prime Minister, winning three elections. Her governments increased home ownership and restructured the UK economy, as well as fighting the 1982 Falklands War. She is the longest serving PM of the modern era.



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