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© 2000

The Treasury and Social Policy

The Contest for Control of Welfare Strategy

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

  1. 1.University of BirminghamUK
  2. 2.University of EdinburghUK

About the authors

NICHOLAS DEAKIN is Honorary Professor of Social Policy at the University of Birmingham, where he was Professor from 1980 to 1998, and previously worked in the Home Office and Greater London Council. His publications include The Politics of Welfare.

RICHARD PARRY is Senior Lecturer in Social Policy at the University of Edinburgh, where he has worked since 1981. His publications include the United Kingdom sections of Growth to Limits and articles and chapters on the politics of social policy in Scotland, Britain and Europe.

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