The Myth of the Strong Leader

Questions on why some Prime Ministers are more powerful than others are why are staples of the Unit 2 AS exam and candidates throughout the country have spent the last 14 years explaining that Thatcher and Blair were powerful effective leaders and figures such as Major, Heath and Brown were not.

However a new book by Professor Archie Brown ‘The Myth of the Strong Leader’ calls this into account. The Democratic Audit Blog has published an interview with Professor Brown in which he highlights some of the ideas covered in the book.

http://www.democraticaudit.com/?p=4730

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