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10th October 2012
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10 Oct 2012
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Event:

The Politics of Coalition

Venue:
Council Room, The Constitution Unit
Starts:
01:00pm
Ends:
02:00pm

Chief authors of The Politics of Coalition; Robert Hazell and Ben Yong, will discuss the findings of the book and its implications for the remainder of the government term in this event held by the Constitution Unit.

The Politics of Coalition is the tale of two parties struggling to maintain the first coalition government at Westminster for over 60 years. What have been the challenges they have faced in the first 15 months, and how have they managed it?

With the authorisation of Prime Minister David Cameron, Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg and the Cabinet Secretary, Sir Gus O’Donnell, Robert Hazell and Ben Yong have interviewed over 140 ministers, MPs, Lords, civil servants, party offi cials and interest groups about the coalition and what impact coalition government has had upon Westminster and Whitehall.

The Politics of Coalition tells how the Coalition has fared 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.