Chapter 7. The Downing Street Press Secretary: Getting into a Spin?

  1. Colin Seymour-Ure

Published Online: 14 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470753422.ch8

Prime Ministers and the Media: Issues of Power and Control

Prime Ministers and the Media: Issues of Power and Control

How to Cite

Seymour-Ure, C. (ed) (2003) The Downing Street Press Secretary: Getting into a Spin?, in Prime Ministers and the Media: Issues of Power and Control, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Malden, MA, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470753422.ch8

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2003

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631166870

Online ISBN: 9780470753422

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Keywords:

  • downing street;
  • constitutional impropriety;
  • partisanship;
  • information;
  • spinning

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Partisanship

  • Spinning: the Press Secretary and the Lobby

  • Serving the Prime Minister or Serving the Whole Government?

  • Ministerial Back-up for the Press Secretary?

  • Conclusion: the Super-Secretary and Accountability