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Speaking out ( Signed copy)

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THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLERA life in and out of politics from the despatch box to the stage on Strictly by one of Britains most influential and well-loved political figures. 'Full of anecdote, insight and authenticity Evening Standard BOOKS OF THE YEAR'Witty, reflective and engaging' Nick Robinson'Honest and revealing' Michael Palin'Fascinating, heartfelt' Kay Burley'Insightful, funny, unexpectedly moving' Jonathan FreedlandOn the night of 7 May 2015, Ed Balls thought there was a chance he would wake up the next morning as the new Chancellor of the Exchequer. Instead, he woke up without a job.Twenty-one years earlier he had left a promising career in journalism to work for Labour in opposition. Moving through the ranks, from adviser to Cabinet minister and on to Shadow Chancellor, he occupied a central and influential position in and out of power during a pivotal period in British history. Speaking Out is a record of a life in politics, but also much more. It is about how power can be used for good, and the lessons to be learned when things go wrong. It is about the mechanics of Westminster, and of government. It is about facing up to your fears and misgivings, and tackling your limitations on stages public and private.It is about the mistakes made, change delivered and personalities encountered over the course of two decades at the frontline of British politics. It is a unique window into a rarely seen world. Most importantly, it sets out what politics is about, and why it matters.

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Author(s):
Ed Balls
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
130 mm x 200 mm 384 g
Edition:
2017
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
1784755931
ISBN-13:
9781784755935
Number of pages:
476
Publisher:
Arrow Books
Title:
Speaking out

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THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLERA life in and out of politics from the despatch box to the stage on Strictly by one of Britains most influential and well-loved political figures. 'Full of anecdote, insight and authenticity Evening Standard BOOKS OF THE YEAR'Witty, reflective and engaging' Nick Robinson'Honest and revealing' Michael Palin'Fascinating, heartfelt' Kay Burley'Insightful, funny, unexpectedly moving' Jonathan FreedlandOn the night of 7 May 2015, Ed Balls thought there was a chance he would wake up the next morning as the new Chancellor of the Exchequer. Instead, he woke up without a job.Twenty-one years earlier he had left a promising career in journalism to work for Labour in opposition. Moving through the ranks, from adviser to Cabinet minister and on to Shadow Chancellor, he occupied a central and influential position in and out of power during a pivotal period in British history. Speaking Out is a record of a life in politics, but also much more. It is about how power can be used for good, and the lessons to be learned when things go wrong. It is about the mechanics of Westminster, and of government. It is about facing up to your fears and misgivings, and tackling your limitations on stages public and private.It is about the mistakes made, change delivered and personalities encountered over the course of two decades at the frontline of British politics. It is a unique window into a rarely seen world. Most importantly, it sets out what politics is about, and why it matters.

Author(s):
Ed Balls
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
130 mm x 200 mm 384 g
Edition:
2017
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
1784755931
ISBN-13:
9781784755935
Number of pages:
476
Publisher:
Arrow Books
Title:
Speaking out

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