Prime Minister’s Office and Cabinet Office as Institutional Resources of the Prime Minister in the European (Monetary) Policy Core Executive

  • Birgit Bujard
Part of the Contributions to Political Science book series (CPS)


In this chapter two of the prime minister’s institutional resources outlined in Chap.  6—the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) and the Cabinet Office—are considered with respect to the four incumbents studied here and European policy. It is reviewed how the premiers used these resources and whether any managed to increase their influence on European policy-making by expanding them, for instance, by hiring more staff. The study of the Prime Minister’s Office and the Cabinet Office focuses on those sections of either institution which provide administrative support particularly on European policy with a specific focus on European monetary policy.


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  • Birgit Bujard
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  1. 1.CologneGermany

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