This essay has been adapted from his prize-winning entry to the 1986 Haldane Essay Competition, which has been organized annually by the RIPA since 1924.
THE ROLE OF THE PRIME MINISTER'S POLICY UNIT
Article first published online: 3 APR 2007
Volume 65, Issue 4, pages 443–454, December 1987
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WILLETTS, D. (1987), THE ROLE OF THE PRIME MINISTER'S POLICY UNIT. Public Administration, 65: 443–454. doi: 10.1111/j.1467-9299.1987.tb00674.x
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The Prime Minister's Policy Unit, also known as the Number 10 Policy Unit, comprises a team of about eight advisers each responsible for briefing her in a major area of policy (ecluding such issues as foreign policy and security). Together with three secretaries they occupy a set of rooms straddling 10 and 11 Downing Street (a modest encroachment on the Chancellor's residence of such long standing that it appears not to be resented).