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Sir Gus O'Donnell (r) welcomes David Cameron into Downing Street
Civil servants’ coalition ‘manual’ under spotlight

By Alex Stevenson The secretive Cabinet guidance which helped shape coalition negotiations faces scrutiny from today. An inquiry by the Commons’ political and constitutional reform committee will seek to establish how such a document could have had an influence on the coalition formation process without being approved by parliament. Coalition negotiations took place in the… Read more »

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Shaking things up: Westminster is set for major changes
Coalition’s first 100 days: Reforming politics

In the fourth of politics.co.uk’s week-long series of features on the coalition government, we look at the frenzied pace of constitutional reform. By Ian Dunt Britain is a baffling country of contradictions, and nowhere is this more evident than its capacity for change. One the one hand, it has a fast-moving service economy, a multicultural… Read more »

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