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The Treasury and Social Policy: The Contest for Control of Welfare Strategy Nicholas Deakin

The Treasury and Social Policy: The Contest for Control of Welfare Strategy

Nicholas Deakin

Published January 1st 2000
ISBN : 9780312230203
Hardcover
234 pages
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What is the power of the Treasury in controlling the policies and development of a welfare state? Drawing on in-depth interviews with officials in the British Treasury and spending departments, this book traces the developing role of the Treasury inMoreWhat is the power of the Treasury in controlling the policies and development of a welfare state? Drawing on in-depth interviews with officials in the British Treasury and spending departments, this book traces the developing role of the Treasury in setting social policy, especially under Gordon Browns chancellorship. It reveals the tense relationships within Whitehall as the Treasury tries to set the Governments strategy but is resisted by spending ministers and officials.