An introduction to the historical development, nature, organization and role of the British civil service and an analysis of its importance as a political institution. The key precepts of permanency, neutrality and ministerial responsibility are outlined and a comparison made between the British civil service and other executives. The book also covers changes occurring in the civil service as a result of the Ibbs Report and the Next Steps Initiative, and looks at the relationship between Whitehall and Brussels. Up-to-date coverage includes the recent institutional changes and proposals for further reform.
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ROBERT PYPER is Reader in Public Administration, Glasgow Caledonian University.
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