Top 10 Worst Prime Ministers of the United Kingdom

The Top Ten
1 Boris Johnson Alexander Boris de Pfeffel Johnson is an English politician, popular historian, and journalist who has served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 2019 to 2022 and Member of Parliament for Uxbridge and South Ruislip since 2015. Johnson previously served as the MP for Henley from 2001 until 2008,... read more

This guy is the reason why we didn't exit lockdown permanently during spring-summer (early autumn at most) of 2020. His incompetence has my city, Liverpool, and other places in England and the rest of the UK up the wall. I hope this pot noodle (pot of noodles for you Yanks and others who might not have it) and his gang of idiots are never allowed to run the country again permanently. Anti Tory Organisation everyone.

I am a liberal conservative out. They don't know how to run a country because they care for themselves and themselves only. They will never start caring unless we go down to 10 Downing Street and meet the man himself and start tearing his office down until he gives in to the demands of the ATO.

This man is somehow worse than Theresa May, who I already despised. I say we eliminate him and finally get a prime minister with a brain cell. They don't have to be any sort of Winston Churchill, but they certainly cannot be any Boris Johnson of any sort.

2 Neville Chamberlain

Agreeing to peace accords with Hitler while being mocked by him? Really? It doesn't even take hindsight to see that it was going to take more than a piece of paper to deter Hitler from his plans.

Neville Chamberlain did not stand up to Adolf Hitler in the early part of the 1930s and did not do anything to prevent World War Two from kicking off. This made him a weak leader as Britain was sitting on its bottom hoping that everything would calm down. Neville Chamberlain made chronic errors in the first year of the war because he still believed the war could end before anyone was killed, which wasn't the reality.

3 Theresa May Theresa Mary May, MP served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom and Leader of the Conservative Party from July 2016 to July 2019, when Boris Johnson became PM. She has been a Member of Parliament for Maidenhead since 1997. May identifies as a one-nation conservative and has been characterised as... read more

Theresa May called a snap general election in 2017, losing her majority in the process. She then had to face countless rebellions of her own party during the Brexit negotiations, which fractured the party and parliament so much it turned into a civil war in the Commons. Theresa May had no control over her party and the government. She suffered British political history record defeats in the House of Commons and failed to deliver Brexit.

Weak and wobbly robotic soundbite machine. Her 'performance' in the snap election says it all. U-turning like a spinning top and completely unable to speak to real people. The only reason she hasn't been ousted is that the hard right Brexiteers can manipulate her so easily. She'll be out on her ear on 29/03/19 - just after Scotland declares its independence.

4 David Cameron David William Donald Cameron is a British politician who is at present the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, Leader of its Conservative Party, and Member of Parliament for the Oxfordshire constituency of Witney.

An arrogant, destructive creature. To satisfy fifty-seven of his MPs, he dragged the UK into the most incredible error it has ever undertaken. His lack of preparation, good leadership, effective communication, and good arguments led this country into the swamp of Brexit. In past times, he would have ended up in the Tower of London, where Boris could join him.

Shocking in his lack of preparation for Brexit. Nothing was tested, nothing was done, and we have ended up with this nightmare of a ludicrous decision.

5 Margaret Thatcher Margaret Hilda Thatcher, Baroness Thatcher, was a British stateswoman and politician who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1979 to 1990 and the Leader of the Conservative Party from 1975 to 1990. She was the longest-serving British Prime Minister of the 20th century and was the first... read more

The fount of greed. Sell all the family silver for a pittance and allow those who have spare capital to snap it up for a bargain price. Thereafter, all consumers will need to pay increased prices to stakeholders and multinational companies, depriving the original investors, the taxpayers, of the revenue that kept National Services and Municipal Councils funded.

The cleavage between rich and poor is still growing because of her greedy neoliberalism policies (with the help of Ronald Reagan) she took in the late seventies and eighties. While we were slowly recovering from that effect, a new organization in the US (the Trump organization) is starting all over again with their so-called tax cut for corporations. If we wouldn't have politicians like Thatcher, Reagan, Bush, etc., in history, we wouldn't have irrational politicians like Trump. The global greedy economic society like we have now is for a great part because of her past policies. She's dead, but unfortunately, we still feel her stupid legacy after all these decades she'd left in this world.

6 Edward Heath

Developer of the Government against Unions policy that Thatcher developed into a science. Four-day weeks, power rationing... seems like a doddle all these years later, after the mangle recent governments have designed for us to negotiate.

The European Union sucks, and this nincompoop got us into this darned union. Deserves to be higher than Johnson, seeing as Johnson got us out of the EU and helped us get through the Coronavirus.

The worst. Got us into the European Union and brought the country to its knees economically.

7 Gordon Brown James Gordon Brown is a British Labour Party politician who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom and Leader of the Labour Party from 2007 until 2010. He previously served as Chancellor of the Exchequer in the Labour Government from 1997 to 2007. Brown was a Member of Parliament from 1983 to... read more

Worst Chancellor of the Exchequer and worst Prime Minister. As Chancellor, he sold gold at a record low price, taxed private pensions, increased borrowing of public money consistently (therefore increased the national debt), put a 10% tax rate for the lowest earners, and let property prices skyrocket. As Prime Minister, he failed to steer Britain away from the 2008 recession (causing higher numbers of unemployment), labelled a lifelong supporter a 'bigot' for her concerns over Labour's mass immigration policy, and continued to borrow more money.

8 James Callaghan

I suppose he helped by following Wilson's recipe to the extent that it became blindingly obvious that 70s lefties couldn't run the country. So obvious that Foot, Kinnock, etc. didn't get anywhere.

9 Frederick North, Lord North

The Prime Minister who lost America. Before Lord North came to power, Britain ruled much of North America. By the time he left, only Canada remained. It was Lord North who picked the fight with the American colonists and managed to oversee an idiotic foreign policy, which led to the French, Spanish, and even the Dutch siding with the fledgling United States against Britain.

One of the early Eton boys that managed to knacker the UK by being inept. Lost the Americas by being a knob end.

10 Robert Peel

The Newcomers

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The Contenders
11 Anthony Eden

Boy, was Winston right when he said Anthony Eden wasn't up for the job. He served as Prime Minister for two years, and within that time, he had started a lot of conflict between Israel and Britain. After years of waiting in Winston Churchill's shadow, Eden finally became Conservative Party leader and Prime Minister in 1955 when Churchill resigned due to ill health. He may have strengthened the Conservatives' majority in an election when he took over, but Eden's premiership was short-lived and ended in failure thanks to the Suez Crisis, in which Eden attempted to take the Suez Canal. Things did not go to plan, and he received "widespread international condemnation."

12 Liz Truss

Completely brainless. Believes she is a seer and has abilities other mortals do not possess. She maintains that the laws of gravity (or economics) go into reverse when Truss approaches. The poor can eat air, but the rich must have more to sustain themselves.

A woman whose abilities would have been severely stretched running a school tuck shop was, after two months of careful consideration by the members of the Conservative Party, picked to be Britain's new prime minister. Harebrained and way, way out of her depth.

13 Tony Blair Anthony Charles Lynton Blair, originally known as Anthony Blair, but later as Tony Blair, is a British Labour Party politician, who served as the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, from 1997 to 2007. From 1983 to 2007, Blair was the Member of Parliament for Sedgefield, and from 1994 to 2007, Blair... read more

I can't believe this war criminal has a Knighthood and is idolised by the current Labour Leader, Sir Keir Starmer. Tony Blair and the last Labour Government (1997-2010) are responsible for the social and economic decline of Britain: uncontrolled mass immigration, soft on crime (e.g., ASBOs), lowering education standards/discipline, introducing university tuition fees, the illegal wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, and introducing the Human Rights Act (for foreign criminals) 1998 to stop deportation.

A thoroughly fake, ineffective, and inconsequential politician. All he ever did was drag us into the unjustifiable Iraq War.

14 John Major

John Major was a weak leader who couldn't get control of his party, and it really showed when he went up against Tony Blair. In 1992, he suffered a loss of majority but still won the election. Then in 1997, after a vote of no confidence, he was defeated by Tony Blair in spectacular fashion.

Anyone fancy a bit of (Edwina) Curry tonight? Spitting Image had him down to tea. A grey-faced boring man.

15 Stanley Baldwin
16 Rishi Sunak

Puts immigrants in concentration camp boats, bans protests, supports Israeli genocide of Palestinians, caused the 2008 financial crash.

He's completely worthless and not worth the dirt at the bottom of our shoes. Just listen to him talk, "We are here together to help the cost of living crisis." Rishi Sunak was partly to blame for the cost of living crisis, an utter tool and puppet who is completely incapable, redundant, and incompetent.

Rishi Sunak is completely useless, corrupt, and the biggest bigot the UK has ever seen. It's all about profit for his family.

17 Alec Douglas-Home
18 Harold Wilson

Quintessential '50s/'60s lefty panderer. Did most of his damage in the '70s.

19 Harold Macmillan
20 William Cavendish-Bentinck
21 H. H. Asquith
22 Spencer Perceval
23 Winston Churchill Sir Winston Leonard Spencer-Churchill was a British statesman who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1940 to 1945 and again from 1951 to 1955. Churchill was also an officer in the British Army, a historian, and a writer.

I like the difference in the perception of similar events by the leaders of "bad" and "good" countries. Famine in the USSR in 1933: the whole world screams about the atrocities of bloody Stalin. Famine in Bengal in 1943: "Hands off Churchill, he is our greatest leader!" This is called propaganda and double standards.

I am from India and I personally hate this guy for killing 3 to 4 million people from famine. The worst thing, however, is the way Brits treat him like a god. Winston Churchill is the stupidest, most hypocritical racist that I have ever seen.

24 Clement Attlee
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