ISBN 9780563206651,The Complete Yes Minister

The Complete Yes Minister


Random House



Random House

Publication Year 1989

ISBN 9780563206651

ISBN-10 0563206659


Number of Pages 514 Pages
Language (English)


We have had diaries from other Cabinet Ministers, but none I think which have been quite so illuminating...It is a fascinating diary... It is shorter than Barbara Castle's...and although it is shorter than Barbara Castle's... and although it is rather more accurate than Dick Crossman's, it is distinctly funnier ? Lord Allen of Abbeydale (formerly Permanent Secretary at the Home Office) in The Times It has an entertainment and educational value which is unique. It is uproariously funny and passes the acid test of go so far as to claim that in the characters of Jim Hacker and Sir Humphrey Appleby, Messrs Lynn and Jay Have created something as immortal as P.G. Wodehouse's Bertie Wooster and Jeeves' ? Brian Walden in The Standard Table of Contents Editors Note 1. Open Government 2. The Official Visit 3. The Economy Drive 4. Big Brother 5. The Writing on the Wall 6. The right to know 7. Jobs for the boys 8. The Compassionate Society 9. The Death List 10. Doing The Honours 11. The Greasy Pole 12. The Devil You-know 13. The Quality of Life 14. A Question of Loyalty 15. Equal Opportunities 16. The Challenge 17. The moral Dimension 18. The Bed of Nails 19. The Whisky Priest 20. The Middle-Class Rip-off 21. The Skeleton in the Cupboard