Voters may be awaiting results before they come to a firm conclusion on his premiership, says Rick Nye of pollsters Populus.
These are damning judgments, and not just because they show that Iraq remains the biggest blight on Mr. Blair's premiership.
Brown has just gone through what even his close allies acknowledge is the worst week of his premiership.
There is a new Battle for Britain and winning it will be one of the greatest challenges of David Cameron's premiership.
Shamir was returning to the premiership under a power-sharing agreement with Shimon Peres's Labor Party.
The health of the Duke was such that his premiership could be little more than nominal.
He was succeeded in the premiership by his brother the Duke of Newcastle.
They think that it is ominous of a future premiership and are almost angry with M. de Talleyrand for showing him attention.
Soon after his appointment to the premiership, his health began to decline, and within four months he was numbered with the dead.
With his accession to the premiership the unstable character of the Government ceased.
mid-15c., "first in time;" late 15c. as "first in rank," from Middle French premier "first, chief," from Latin primarius "of the first rank, chief" (see primary (adj.)).
1711 in the political sense, a shortening of premier minister (1680s); see premier (adj.). In U.S. usage, premier formerly was applied occasionally to the Secretary of State (1855-c.1900).