Premiership: The Development, Nature and Power of the Office of the British Prime Minister

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Imprint Academic, 2010 - Political Science - 212 pages

The office of Prime Minister stands at the apex of the British political system. An understanding of this post is essential to all who are -- or aspire to be -- within government, or who observe it from outside. This book combines the methods of history and political science to produce theories of the development, nature and power of the premiership, and to explain the implications for present politicians and analysts. It is essential reading for for academics, students, journalists and all who are working in or interested in politics.

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Contents

Introduction
1
The Present Debate
11
Recurring Errors
49
Copyright

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Andrew Blick obtained a degree in Government and History from the London School of Economics, and while working as a professonal trumpet player began an MA in Contemporary British History at Queen Mary, University of London, where he was subsequently awarded his PhD. During 1999, he was an intern at 10 Downing Street, and is now a political researcher at the House of Commons.

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