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The Treasury and Social Policy

The Contest for Control of Welfare Strategy

  • Nicholas Deakin
  • Richard Parry
Book

Part of the Transforming Government book series (TRGO)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvi
  2. Nicholas Deakin, Richard Parry
    Pages 1-15
  3. Nicholas Deakin, Richard Parry
    Pages 16-42
  4. Nicholas Deakin, Richard Parry
    Pages 43-61
  5. Nicholas Deakin, Richard Parry
    Pages 62-85
  6. Nicholas Deakin, Richard Parry
    Pages 86-107
  7. Nicholas Deakin, Richard Parry
    Pages 108-133
  8. Nicholas Deakin, Richard Parry
    Pages 134-156
  9. Nicholas Deakin, Richard Parry
    Pages 157-178
  10. Nicholas Deakin, Richard Parry
    Pages 179-197
  11. Back Matter
    Pages 224-234

About this book

Introduction

What is the power of the Treasury in controlling the policies and development of the welfare state? Drawing on in-depth interviews with officials of the Treasury and the spending departments, this book traces the developing role of the Treasury in setting social policy, especially under Gordon Brown's chancellorship.

Keywords

executive intervention Policy service social policy social security

Authors and affiliations

  • Nicholas Deakin
    • 1
  • Richard Parry
    • 2
  1. 1.University of BirminghamUK
  2. 2.University of EdinburghUK

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