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In the Firing Line

Brian Mawhinney

In the Firing Line

Brian Mawhinney

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He became John Major's most trusted lieutenant, and held a unique and trusted place at the very heart of the crumbling Conservative government. Brian Mawhinney offers his observations of the final weeks of power and his understandings of the reasons for their defeat at the polls. His account reveals a man schooled in the art of political controversy. Finding himself in the Northern Ireland office, he quickly learnt to look after himself in the heated and entrenched conflict. Later, as a senior government minister, he gained a reputation as a political bruiser.;However, another side to Brian Mawhinney is revealed in this unique book. Beliefs that were to drive much of his ambition and political philosophy. As a committed Christian he had to face up to the interference of the established Church and the Evangelical leaders with whom he had much sympathy. Family policy and Christian education reform all became hot potatoes he had to handle.

- Publisher Brian Mawhinney's observations of the final weeks of power and his understanding of the reasons for the Conservative defeat at the polls, reveal a man schooled in political controversy, an Irishman serving in the Irish Office, and a committed Christian.

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He became John Major's most trusted lieutenant, and held a unique and trusted place at the very heart of the crumbling Conservative government. Brian Mawhinney offers his observations of the final weeks of power and his understandings of the reasons for their defeat at the polls. His account reveals a man schooled in the art of political controversy. Finding himself in the Northern Ireland office, he quickly learnt to look after himself in the heated and entrenched conflict. Later, as a senior government minister, he gained a reputation as a political bruiser.;However, another side to Brian Mawhinney is revealed in this unique book. Beliefs that were to drive much of his ambition and political philosophy. As a committed Christian he had to face up to the interference of the established Church and the Evangelical leaders with whom he had much sympathy. Family policy and Christian education reform all became hot potatoes he had to handle.
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Brian Mawhinney's observations of the final weeks of power and his understanding of the reasons for the Conservative defeat at the polls, reveal a man schooled in political controversy, an Irishman serving in the Irish Office, and a committed Christian.
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  • Catalogue Code 153545
  • Product Code 000274063X
  • EAN 9780002740630
  • Pages 281
  • Department General Books
  • Category Biography
  • Sub-Category General
  • Publisher Harper Collins Australia
  • Publication Date Aug 2000
  • Dimensions 200 x 130 mm

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