Prime Minister's Office, 10 Downing Street

What we do

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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Magnifying glass studying a graph

Greater transparency across government is at the heart of our commitment to let you hold politicians and public bodies to account.

Meet the Prime Minister

History and tour

Anthony Seldon

Guest contributors

10 Downing Street vies with the White House as being the most important political building anywhere in the world in the modern era.

The door of Number 10 Downing Street

Behind the black door

275 years of history is behind the famous black door of 10 Downing Street. Learn about past events and take a tour.

Margaret Thatcher

Past Prime Ministers

52 Prime Ministers helped shape the history of the United Kingdom. Learn about the lives they lived and the legacies they left behind.

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Points of Light

The Points of Light awards recognise outstanding individuals who are making a difference in their communities.

Big Society Award winners

Big Society Awards

The Big Society awards recognise individuals, groups or organisations that are demonstrating the Big Society in their work or activities.

Contact Number 10

Email Number 10

The Prime Minister’s office is interested to hear from you and you can email us using the link above. All emails are read and we will do our best to ensure you receive a response. Where appropriate, we will forward your email to the relevant government department for the matters you raise.

You can also write to the following address:

10 Downing Street