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Discussing what Prime Ministers are for

On 13 October 2014, Lord Hennessy of Nympsfield FBA, Attlee Professor of Contemporary British History at Queen Mary, University of London, delivered the first British Academy Lecture in Politics and Government, on ‘What are Prime Ministers for?’ The following article contains edited extracts from the question and answer session that followed the lecture.

Politics • Peter Hennessy

The whole article can be downloaded as a PDF file.

Published in British Academy Review, Issue 25 (February 2015).