By Douglas Wass
unrivalled adventure and information of Whitehall to the narrative, he attracts on lately published files resembling authentic Treasury mins, memoranda, reliable statements and reviews, IMF records and blends them along with his personal overview of this key interval of coverage making to supply a fascinating,
blow-by-blow account of ways the Treasury reacted whilst confronted with a sequence of inter-locking crises. Decline to Fall can be a needs to learn for someone drawn to the formula of coverage and the workings of government.
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