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Dr Michelle Clement

Dr Clement is Lecturer and researcher on government reform and delivery at The Strand Group, King's College London and Researcher in Residence at No.10 Downing Street.

Filling ‘the hole in the centre’: The No.10 Policy Unit – 50 years on

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The Downing Street Policy Unit[i] has been part of the inner workings of British government for half a century. It was created by Prime Minister Harold Wilson in March 1974.[ii] All successive prime ministers have retained the Policy Unit, adapting …

The Queen and her Prime Ministers

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By Dr Michelle Clement, Researcher in Residence at No.10 Downing Street Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, the longest-reigning monarch in British history, celebrates her Platinum Jubilee this week. Festivities will be held across the country to mark the Queen’s incredible …