By Anthony Seldon, Peter Snowdon
Five years within the making, ‘Cameron at 10’ is the gripping inside of tale of the Cameron premiership, in accordance with over three hundred in-depth interviews with senior figures in 10 Downing road, together with the leading Minister himself.
As nightfall descended on eleven could 2010, David Cameron entered 10 Downing road because the youngest leading minister on account that Lord Liverpool in 1812. He stood on the head of the 1st Coalition govt in sixty five years, with the rustic in dire fiscal straits following a deep monetary crisis.
From the early heady days of the Rose backyard partnership with the Liberal Democrats to the main bitterly contested common election in years, ‘Cameron at 10’ highlights 40 dramatic moments in a very turbulent interval in British politics. The publication includes all of the highs and lows at the family entrance in addition to delivering revealing insights into the major Minister’s relationships with overseas leaders, quite the German Chancellor Angela Merkel and US President Barack Obama.
With remarkable entry to the ‘inner circle’ of politicians and civil servants that encompass the major Minister, from Chancellor George Osborne and previous Deputy major Minister Nick Clegg to all of Cameron’s own staff, this can be the main intimate account of a serving major minister that has ever been published.
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Are these criticisms fair? Readers must judge, and decide whether they adopted the bunker mentality of the inner courts of Wilson, Thatcher and Blair. m. m. in his office, which continued religiously throughout the five years. They rarely leaked information to the press and were unfailingly loyal to their boss. The attacks subsided though never disappeared. Had there not been a victory in 2015, the knives would have very swiftly come out for them, as for Cameron. How did Cameron command ministers and the senior Civil Service, a core requirement for the PM?
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