A Quiet Word: Lobbying, Crony Capitalism and Broken Politics in Britain

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When protesters pitched their tents at St Paul's Cathedral in October 2011, as they did in Wall Street and cities around the world, they demanded one thing: to be heard. The financial sector they oppose needs no such recourse to banner-waving in order to get the ear of government. It peddles its influence quietly, behind closed doors with friends and former colleagues in government, whom it looks after with fine dining, direct funding and promises of jobs in retirement. The corporate takeover of democracy is not a paranoid ...

A Quiet Word: Lobbying, Crony Capitalism and Broken Politics in Britain 2015, Vintage, London

ISBN-13: 9780099578314

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A Quiet Word: Lobbying, Crony Capitalism and Broken Politics in Britain 2014, The Bodley Head Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9781847922328

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