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London is home to numerous international institutions, organizations and companies. There are important museums and theaters; the city contains four world heritage sites. In addition, the monarch of the United Kingdom permanently resides at Buckingham Palace, and the Palace of Westminster houses the Parliament; 10 Downing Street is the Prime Minister’s residence and the seat of the UK Government. Since 2000, with the reforms desired by the Tony Blair government, London has been administered according to a special sui generis legislation which determines and coordinates the powers of the Greater London Authority, composed of the Mayor and the Assembly of London, with those of 33 boroughs. Londoners at the lower level.