This volume looks at the changes in British politics and government since the accession of Mrs Thatcher in 1979, and in particular at the 1990s. Its aim is to explore some of these changes and to emphasize the recurring paradoxes in political developments.
'This is a fascinating collection of essays which, taken as a whole, ask (and answer) vital questions regarding contemporary British political life.' - Contemporary Review
'It contains eight original, scholarly essays, each an exemplification of and commentary upon the twists, turnns, ironies and paradxes in the changing stances adopted mainly by the two major political parties over the past two decades ... there is some thought-provoking stuff here.' - Talking Politics