After a decade in waiting Gordon Brown is now the British Prime Minister. Earlier he followed Blair’s path to Buckingham Palace where the Queen asked him to lead a new government.
He is expected complete the formation of his team tomorrow.
“I will invite men and women of goodwill to contribute their energies in a new spirit of pulbic service to make our nation what it can be. This is my promise to all of the people of Britain. And now let the work of change begin, “ he said.
If he is to lead the Labour party to another term in offices Brown must contend with the resurgent opposition Conservatives.
On his first day in office he has received a boost from a poll putting Labour just one point behind the Conservatives.