British Political Facts

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Springer, Nov 10, 2010 - Political Science - 625 pages
The 10th edition of a library classic, British Political Facts records the who, the what and when of British political life from 1900 to the present day. Thoroughly researched and updated, this reliable and unique work is a treasure trove of information for scholars and politicos alike.
 

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Contents

1 MINISTRIES
1
2 PARTIES
151
3 PARLIAMENT
207
4 ELECTIONS
264
5 CIVIL SERVICE
321
6 JUSTICE AND LAW ENFORCEMENT
333
7 SOCIAL CONDITIONS
367
8 THE TREASURY AND THE ECONOMY
433
9 DEVOLUTION AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT
491
10 INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS
520
11 THE MEDIA
562
12 POLITICAL ALLUSIONS
595
BIBLIOGRAPHICAL NOTE
614
INDEX
619
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About the author (2010)

DAVID BUTLER is Emeritus Fellow of Nuffield College, Oxford, UK. He pioneered the field of election studies and co-authored the Nuffield series for many years - a key publication in the Electoral cycle.

GARETH BUTLER became involved in British Political Facts in 1984 when he was a Cambridge undergraduate. He worked on successive editions until his sudden death in 2008. He spent twenty years as a BBC current affairs producer focusing on politics –especially on election and budget programmes.





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