coalition the inside story of the conservative liberal democrat coalition government

Download Book Coalition The Inside Story Of The Conservative Liberal Democrat Coalition Government in PDF format. You can Read Online Coalition The Inside Story Of The Conservative Liberal Democrat Coalition Government here in PDF, EPUB, Mobi or Docx formats.

Coalition

Author : David Laws
ISBN : 9781785900358
Genre : Political Science
File Size : 21. 39 MB
Format : PDF, ePub, Docs
Download : 799
Read : 1310

Download Now Read Online


When David Cameron and Nick Clegg stepped out into the rose garden at No. 10 to launch the first coalition government since the Second World War, it was amid a sea of uncertainty. Some doubted whether the coalition could survive a full term - or even a full year. Five years later, this bold departure for British politics had weathered storms, spending cuts and military strikes, rows, referendums and riots. In this compelling insider account, David Laws lays bare the inner workings of the coalition government from its birth in 2010 to its demise in 2015. As one of the chief Lib Dem negotiators, Laws had a front-row seat from the very beginning of the parliament. Holding key posts in the heart of government, he was there for the triumphs, the tantrums and the tactical manoeuvrings. Now, he brings this experience to bear, revealing how crucial decisions were made, uncovering the often explosive divisions between and within the coalition parties, and candidly exploring the personalities and positions of the leading players on both sides of the government. Honest, insightful and at times shocking, Coalition shines a powerful light on perhaps the most fascinating political partnership of modern times.

In It Together

Author : Matthew d'Ancona
ISBN : 9780670919949
Genre : Political Science
File Size : 47. 99 MB
Format : PDF, ePub, Docs
Download : 951
Read : 642

Download Now Read Online


Matthew d'Ancona's In It Together is the revelatory inside story of Britain's coalition government. Andrew Rawnsley told the inside story of new labour in Servants of the People and The End of the Party and now renowned political journalist Matt d'Ancona cuts right to the heart of the Lib Dem/Tory struggle in In It Together. With exclusive, unprecedented access to all the major senior figures, from David Cameron, George Osborne, Boris Johnson and Nick Clegg, he will tell the truth behind key relationships, the U-turns, the shifts in policies, the dramatic fights and arguments and the warring within the party. A breathtaking book that takes you into the heart of government, it reveals the truth behind the corridors of Whitehall and Number 10. Matthew d'Ancona is the award-winning political columnist for The Sunday Telegraph, a position he has held since 1996. He was Deputy Editor of that paper before becoming editor of The Spectator in 2006. During his editorship, the magazine enjoyed record circulation and he was named Editor of the Year (Current Affairs) in the 2007 BSME awards.

The Politics Of Coalition

Author : Robert Hazell
ISBN : 9781847319661
Genre : Law
File Size : 59. 7 MB
Format : PDF, Docs
Download : 165
Read : 1156

Download Now Read Online


The Politics of Coalition is the tale of two parties embarking on the first coalition government at Westminster for over 60 years. What challenges did they face in the first couple of years, and how did they deal with them? With the authorisation of Prime Minister David Cameron, Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg and the then Cabinet Secretary, Sir Gus O'Donnell, the Constitution Unit has interviewed over 140 ministers, MPs, Lords, civil servants, party officials and interest groups about the Coalition and the impact coalition government has had upon Westminster and Whitehall. The Politics of Coalition tells how the Coalition has operated in the different arenas of the British political system: at the Centre; within the Departments; in Parliament; in the parties outside Parliament; and in the media. It will be of interest to politicians, policy makers, academics, students and anyone interested in how the UK Coalition works in practice and not just in theory. The research for the book was funded by the Nuffield Foundation. 'An essential resource for anyone with an interest in the Coalition, its workings behind the scenes, and its prospects for the future. Packed with facts, insights and telling detail.' Benedict Brogan, The Telegraph 'The Politics of Coalition provides an invaluable route map to the way the Conservative/Liberal Government works - and identifies important lessons to guide politicians, officials and the media if no party wins an overall majority at the next election.' Rt Hon Peter Riddell, Director, Institute for Government 'This book is pure gold - contemporary history at its best. It will fascinate those inside the Coalition, those who witness its developing emotional geography from Parliament and the general public keen to know how - what is, for the British - a very peculiar practice, is working out.' Lord Hennessy of Nympsfield, Attlee Professor of Contemporary British History, Queen Mary, University of London

5 Days In May

Author : Andrew Adonis
ISBN : 9781849546058
Genre : Political Science
File Size : 67. 5 MB
Format : PDF, ePub
Download : 408
Read : 274

Download Now Read Online


When the May 2010 general election produced a hung parliament, Andrew Adonis and other senior Labour figures sat down for talks with the Liberal Democrat leadership to try to persuade them to govern Britain together in a Lib-Lab coalition. The talks ultimately resulted in failure for Labour, amid recriminations on both sides. Despite calls for him to give his own account of this historic sequence of events, Adonis has until now kept his counsel. Published to coincide with the third anniversary of the general election that produced the first coalition government since the Second World War, 5 Days in May is a remarkable and important insider account of the dramatic negotiations that led to its formation. It also offers the author's views on what the future holds as the run-up to the next election begins. 5 Days in May presents a unique eyewitness account of a pivotal moment in political history.

Urban Regeneration In The Uk

Author : Andrew Tallon
ISBN : 9781136629617
Genre : Science
File Size : 67. 99 MB
Format : PDF, Mobi
Download : 144
Read : 739

Download Now Read Online


Striking transformations are taking place in the urban landscape. The regeneration of urban areas in the UK and around the world has become an increasingly important issue amongst governments and populations since the global economic downturn. This textbook provides an accessible and critical synthesis of urban regeneration in the UK, analyzing key policies, approaches, issues and debates. It places the historical and contemporary regeneration agenda in context. The second edition has been extensively revised and updated to incorporate advances in literature, policy and case study examples, as well as giving greater discussion to the New Labour period of urban policy, and the urban agenda and regeneration policies of the Conservative-Liberal Democrat Coalition government elected in 2010. The book is divided into five sections, with Section I establishing the conceptual and political framework for urban regeneration in the UK. Section II traces policies that have been adopted by central government to influence the social, economic and physical development of cities, including early town and country and housing initiatives, community-focused urban policies of the late 1960s, entrepreneurial property-led regeneration of the 1980s, competition for urban funds in the 1990s, urban renaissance and neighborhood renewal policies of the late 1990s and early 2000s, and new approaches since 2010 which have sought to stimulate enterprise and embrace localism in an age of austerity resulting from the global economic downturn. Section III illustrates the key thematic policies and strategies that have been pursued by cities themselves, focusing particularly on improving economic competitiveness, tackling social disadvantage and promoting sustainable urban regeneration. Section IV summarizes key issues and debates facing urban regeneration in the early 2010s, and speculates upon future directions in an era of economic and political uncertainty. Urban Regeneration in the UK combines the approaches taken by central government and cities themselves to regenerate urban areas, providing a comprehensive and up-to-date synthesis of the field. Each chapter also contains case studies, study questions, suggested further reading and websites, making this an essential resource for undergraduate students interested in Urban Studies, Geography, Planning and the Built Environment.

Politics

Author : Nick Clegg
ISBN : 1847924069
Genre :
File Size : 43. 51 MB
Format : PDF, ePub
Download : 536
Read : 235

Download Now Read Online


"Politics" by former Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg is a candid account from the top and bottom of British politics that puts the case for reason in the face of extremes. More so than any other political figure, Nick Clegg has seen the volatile state of modern politics up close and personally, from his spectacular rise to national prominence at the 2010 General Election, through his tumultuous experience in the coalition government, to a brutal defeat in 2015. In "Politics" he will lift the lid on Westminster and Whitehall to expose the hidden workings of power in Britain today. We now face one of the most fluid and unpredictable phases in recent political history: nationalism and identity politics are on the rise at home and abroad, outsider figures are becoming mainstream, the centre-ground is apparently vacant and swathes of younger voters are disillusioned by politics altogether. Drawing on stories and lessons from his time as Deputy Prime Minister, including frank analysis of why his party fared so badly in coalition, Nick Clegg will reflect on the future survival of the politics of reason, evidence and compromise at a time when they are needed most. "Politics" is at once a candid insider's account of our political past, a dispassionate analysis of our tumultuous present and an essential guide to an uncertain future.

The Conservative Liberal Coalition

Author : M. Beech
ISBN : 9781137461377
Genre : Political Science
File Size : 27. 4 MB
Format : PDF, Docs
Download : 467
Read : 1179

Download Now Read Online


This book offers a unique full term analysis of the Cameron-Clegg Government. From austerity to gay marriage, the Scottish referendum to combating IS, it brings together expert academic voices to provide rigorous yet readable insights on the key areas of government politics and the debates which will shape the 2015 general election.

Top Download:

New Books