Decline & Fall: Diaries 2005-2010

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Chris Mullin’s bestselling ‘A View From the Foothills’ provided a riveting insider’s account of life as a junior minister. Funny and self-deprecating, the new diaries run from his sacking by Blair as a minister after the 2005 elections to Election Day 2010 as he prepares to step down after 23 years as an MP.

ISBN: 9781846683992 Author: Mullin, Chris Publisher: Profile Books Ltd Publication Date: 30th August 2010 Imprint: Profile Books Cover: Hardback Dewey: 941.085092 (edition:22) Pages: 486 Readership: General - Trade / Code: K Category: Subject:

Chris Mullin’s bestselling A View From the Foothills provided a riveting insider’s account of life as a junior minister. Laying bare the personalities, pyrotechnics and political intrigues of the Blair years, it was described as Yes Minister meets Alan Clark.Funny and self-deprecating, the new diaries run from his sacking by Blair as a minister after the 2005 elections to Election Day 2010 as he prepares to step down after 23 years as an MP wryly observing ‘ they say failed politicians make the best diarists, in which case I am in with a chance.’Praise for A View from the Foothills’…gems sprinkled across every page…’ Peter Hain’Every once in a while, political diaries emerge that are so irreverent and insightful that they are destined to be handed out as leaving presents in offices across Whitehall for years to come. A View from the Foothills is one such book.’ David Cameron, Observer Books of the Year

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