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Monday, 11 June, 2001, 07:14 GMT 08:14 UK

Key People




Tony Blair: Prime Minister
How will history judge Tony Blair? As one of the great modern prime ministers or a shallow, plausible zero, asks BBC political editor Andrew Marr.
John Prescott: Deputy Prime Minister
Gordon Brown: Chancellor
Robin Cook: Foreign Secretary
Jack Straw: Home Secretary


Profile: William Hague
Andrew Marr examines a man who tried and failed to bring his party back from the wilderness and to make it a realistic challenger.
Michael Portillo: Shadow Chancellor
Francis Maude: Foreign Affairs
Ann Widdecombe: Home Affairs
Michael Ancram: Tory chairman


Charles Kennedy: Lib Dem Leader
The Liberal Democrat leader is a breath of fresh air in a world dominated by pompous, hyperactive men, writes BBC political editor Andrew Marr.
Matthew Taylor: Treasury Spokesman
Menzies Campbell: Foreign Affairs
Simon Hughes: Home Affairs


Scottish National Party Leader Alex Salmond John Swinney: SNP Leader
A youthful John Swinney seeks further electoral success for the Scottish National Party, writes News Online Scotland's Mick McGlinchey.
Alex Salmond: Leading Candidate


Elfyn Llwyd: Plaid Campaign Leader
BBC Wales parliamentary correspondent John Stevenson profiles the man heading the election campaign for the 'Party of Wales'.
Ieuan Wyn Jones: Plaid Cymru President


David Trimble: UUP leader
BBC Northern Ireland's political correspondent Mark Simpson profiles the leader of the Ulster Unionist Party, David Trimble.
Jeffrey Donaldson: Ulster Unionist


John Hume: SDLP leader
Martina Purdy examines the man who has dominated nationalist politics for 20 years and who is synonymous with his party.
Seamus Mallon: SDLP deputy leader


Ian Paisley: DUP leader
BBC NI's political editor Stephen Grimason profiles the career of the Democratic Unionist leader, Ian Paisley.
Peter Robinson: DUP deputy leader


Gerry Adams: Sinn Fein president
BBC Northern Ireland's political editor Stephen Grimason examines the undisputed leader of the republican movement through war and peace.
Martin McGuinness: Sinn Fein
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