Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
  2. Robert Pyper
    Pages 1-22
  3. Robert Pyper
    Pages 23-46
  4. Robert Pyper
    Pages 47-78
  5. Robert Pyper
    Pages 79-97
  6. Robert Pyper
    Pages 98-115
  7. Robert Pyper
    Pages 116-143
  8. Robert Pyper
    Pages 144-162
  9. Robert Pyper
    Pages 163-180
  10. Robert Pyper
    Pages 181-187
  11. Back Matter
    Pages 188-206

About this book


Robert Pyper's introduction to the historical development, nature, organisation and role of the British Civil Service provides an insight into the importance of a key institution which lies at the heart of the system of government and politics. The book will be essential reading for students of British government and politics.


executive government Institution Policy politics

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Robert Pyper 1995
  • Publisher Name Palgrave, London
  • Print ISBN 978-0-333-76353-7
  • Online ISBN 978-1-349-15026-7
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