Aspects Of Government New Ministers In Old Ministries


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A discussion between

Baroness Sharp, Permanent Secretary. Ministry of Housing and Local Government 1955-66, and Norman Hunt of Exeter College, Oxford, a member of the Fulton Commission on the Civil Service.

As new ministers set about applying new policies how much help can they expect from civil servants? How much will they find foreordained?

Lady Sharp discusses these questions in the light of her experience serving ministers from Harold Macmillan to - Richard Crossman.


Unknown: Norman Hunt

Unknown: Harold MacMillan

Unknown: Richard Crossman.