Who are the mysterious special advisers who walk the corridors of power, wielding influence and driving policy? The SpAd is a special breed: media advisors, policy wonks, political fixers and, occasionally fashion tipsters to our most powerful politicians.
Until recently, Peter Cardwell was one of their number, working side by side with ministers in three different Whitehall departments at a time of massive political upheaval. His funny, fascinating new book, The Secret Life of Special Advisers, lifts the lid on a largely unknown area of British political life.
This event took place on Thursday 19th November at 15:00.
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