By Peter Madgwick
This paintings is anxious with what the writer calls "the principal territory" - that number of politicians, directors, teams, places of work and devices on the centre of the administrative department of British executive. The goal of the ebook is to provide an account of those buildings and their operation, to not argue a case - that's, it assumes that political associations are major and engaging and additional assumes that they can not simply be pinned down or categorized. the writer has drawn seriously at the money owed of those humans and associations given via lobbyists, newshounds and commentators in addition to at the diaries, stories and books of politicians themselves. a specific characteristic of the ebook is that it treats Margaret Thatcher's interval of workplace in a retrospective demeanour, even if she used to be nonetheless technically in place of work on the time of writing. This used to be performed to illustrate the actual major ministerial mode that she exemplifies and in addition to install context the intense questions her undertaking of that workplace raised with the writer in regards to the nature of political management.
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For example, Wilson often briefed the media, sometimes giving an account of Cabinet discussions. The Cabinet meetings during the IMF crisis in 1976 were fully reported in The Guardian, written up and performed in a television documentary, and recounted in the published diaries of participants. In the Westland affair an item CABINET AS 'THE COLLEAGUES' 47 of policy making was effectively transferred from the Cabinet agenda to the public platform and the media. The tendency to leaks reinforces the endless exhortation to, and attempted imposition of, secrecy.
332, 5 March 1975). However, there is also the probability of frustration and failure, and the near-certainty of a heavy burden of work in a condition of continuous publicity and vulnerability - your words, appearance, dress and personal life under constant critical scrutiny. Days and nights in the life of a cabinet minister Work 'How does one solve the problem of finding the time to equip oneself to be a fully effective member of Cabinet? I work sixteen to seventeen hours a day non-stop and there is still not enough time' (Castle 1980, p.
Solidarity is derived from a number of sources: 1. Parliamentary experience: the development of the team of leaders over years of service in Parliament. 46 BRITISH GOVERNMENT: CENTRAL EXECUTIVE TERRITORY 2. Social origins: Conservative colleagues still reflect some homogeneity of background. In the late 1980s the major private schools were still better represented than state schools (though the last three Conservative prime ministers were educated at state grammar schools), and most Cabinet members are graduates of Oxford or Cambridge (the latter unusually well represented recently).
British Government: The Central Executive Territory by Peter Madgwick