The Times Guide to the House of Commons

The Times Guide to the House of Commons

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The most definitive and authoritative guide to 2010’s much-anticipated General Election.Compiled and written by The Times’s unrivalled team of leading political journalists, The Times Guide to the House of Commons offers an in-depth look at UK politics, charting the run-up to the general election of 2010, as well as a thorough analysis of the extraordinary

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The most definitive and authoritative guide to 2010’s much-anticipated General Election.Compiled and written by The Times’s unrivalled team of leading political journalists, The Times Guide to the House of Commons offers an in-depth look at UK politics, charting the run-up to the general election of 2010, as well as a thorough analysis of the extraordinary outcome and the implications it holds for Britain’s future.This large-format authority on UK politics will prove an indispensable and enjoyable point of reference for anyone interested in the state of government in Britain.Published just 9 weeks after the official election date, this is the first account of its kind to hit the shelves.Contents include:• Commentary and essays from leading Times political writers, including Matthew Parris, Ben MacIntyre, David Aaronovitch, Daniel Finkelstein and Ann Treneman, covering a great range of fascinating subjects and angles.• Expert analysis of how Britain voted and why. Includes like-for-like comparison with the results of 2005.• Inside accounts on why David Cameron embraced a full coalition with the Liberal Democrats and of Gordon Brown's decision to call off an early election.• A personal account from Mattthew Parris on why his own parliamentary career failed, and advice on what an MP must do to be effective.• A wealth of election statistics: which MPs have the most vulnerable majorities; new MPs; MPs by age, length of service, etc.• Results by constituency: informed and pithy summaries of every MP; series of full-colour maps detailing election results across the nation.• The coalition agreement in full.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780007411054
Publisher:
HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date:
09/02/2010
Sold by:
HarperCollins Publishers
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
384
File size:
860 KB

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