Prime Minister's Office, 10 Downing Street

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What the Prime Minister's Office, 10 Downing Street does

10 Downing Street is the official residence and the office of the British Prime Minister. The office helps the Prime Minister to establish and deliver the government’s overall strategy and policy priorities, and to communicate the government’s policies to Parliament, the public and international audiences.

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Meet the Prime Minister

History and tour

10 Downing Street vies with the White House as being the most important political building anywhere in the world in the modern era.
Anthony Seldon
275 years of history is behind the famous black door of 10 Downing Street. Learn about past events and take a tour.
The door of Number 10 Downing Street
53 Prime Ministers helped shape the history of the United Kingdom. Learn about the lives they lived and the legacies they left behind.
Margaret Thatcher

Number 10 media blog

The Number 10 media blog provides an opportunity to share the government’s position on a wide range of issues directly to the public.

Contact Number 10

Contact Number 10

Emails can be sent to the Prime Minister’s Office using the link above. If you are emailing about an issue relating to the responsibilities of another Government Department or public authority then you should contact them directly.

Due to the exceptionally high volumes of emails being received at this time, the Prime Minister’s Office is only able to deal with those that relate directly to the Prime Minister. At this time we are not able to respond to emails that do not fall into this category or are of a general nature.

Please consider carefully whether your email is necessary and note that emails are not monitored throughout the day or at weekends.