Power Trip: A Decade of Policy, Plots and Spin

Power Trip: A Decade of Policy, Plots and Spin

By: Damian McBride (author)Hardback

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From 1999 to 2009, Damian McBride worked at the heart of the Treasury and No10, becoming one of the most controversial political figures of the last decade, before a notorious scandal propelled him onto the front pages and out of Downing Street. In Power Trip he writes candidly about his experiences at the heart of government, and provides the first genuine insider's account of Gordon Brown's time as Chancellor and Prime Minister. He reveals the personal feuds, political plots, and media manipulation which lay at New Labour's core, and provides a fascinating, funny, and at times shocking account of how government really works. His own journey from naive civil servant to disgraced spindoctor is also laid bare with brutal honesty. Power Trip is a riveting memoir and an eye-opening expose of politics in Britain.

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Damian McBride is Head of Media and PR for CAFOD. Previously he was Head of Communications at the Treasury and was a special adviser to Gordon Brown.

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  • publication date: 20/09/2013
  • ISBN13: 9781849545969
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 448
  • ID: 9781849545969
  • ISBN10: 1849545960

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