Leaders of the Conservative Party

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The Leader of the Conservative Party is the most senior politician within the Conservative Party of the United Kingdom. The post is currently held by David Cameron who is also the Prime Minister at the head of a Conservative-Liberal Democrat coalition government. There was no proper leader of the Conservative Party until 1922:

Leaders in the House of Lords 1834–present[change | edit source]

Those asterisked ( * ) were considered the overall leader of the party.

Leaders in the House of Commons 1834–1922[change | edit source]

Leaders of the Conservative Party 1922-Present[change | edit source]

Date in brackets shows when each person became leader.