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In the thick of it : the private diaries of a minister

Duncan, Alan, 1957-2021
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As Minister of State at the Foreign Office, Alan Duncan was once described as Boris Johnson's 'pooper-scooper'. For two years, he deputised for the then Foreign Secretary, now Prime Minister. Few are more attuned to Johnson's strengths and weaknesses as a minister and his suitability for high office than the man who helped clear up his mistakes. Riotously candid, these diaries cover the most turbulent period in recent British political history - from the eve of the referendum in 2016 to the UK's eventual exit from the EU. As two prime ministers fall, two general elections unfold and a no-confidence vote is survived, Duncan records a treasure-trove of insider gossip, giving biting and often hilarious accounts of petty rivalries, poor decision-making, big egos and even bigger crises.
Author:
Imprint:
London : William Collins, 2021.
Collation:
xi, 578 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (colour) ; 24 cm
Notes:
Illustrations on lining papers.Includes index.
ISBN:
9780008422264 (hbk. :)
Dewey class:
941.086092B DUN941.086941.086 DUNCDUN920B DUN DUN941.086092 DUN
Language:
English
Related title:
In the Thick of It: The Private Diaries of a Minister [electronic resource]
BRN:
5036002
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