Yes, Minister - The View From Whitehall

Did Sir Humphrey Appleby really exist? Do any real politicians behave like Jim Hacker? William Hague explores the effects of 25 years of Yes Minister on Westminster and Whitehall.

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Why have sons of the Scottish Manse, like Gordon Brown, David Steel, and John Buchan had such a disproportionate impact on British politics? Why should being born the son of a Church of Scotland Minister be the perfect preparation for a life in politics?

Broadcaster Colin Bell attempts to explain the Eric Liddle effect.

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