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Leaders of the Opposition: From Churchill to Cameron

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Timothy Heppell brings together a renowned group of contributors to consider the role of the Leader of the Opposition in British Politics. The book argues that the neglect of opposition studies needs to be addressed, especially given the increasing importance attached to the performance the Leader of the Opposition in the British political system.
Hardcover, 288 pages
Published May 15th 2012 by Palgrave Macmillan (first published March 9th 2012)
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An edited version of the following review published in The Churchill Centre's Finest Hour, Winter 2012-2013 issue:-Timothy Heppell (ed.) Leaders of the Opposition: From Churchill to Cameron.
Palgrave MacMillan, 2012, hardbound, 288 pages, $95, Kindle edition $76.

The British parliamentary system has an opposition party with a shadow cabinet that serves as an alternate government should the majority party resign or lose office. The effectiveness and changing role of postwar opposition leaders, pri
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