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Welcome to the Parliamentary Bookshop website. The Parliamentary Bookshop is run and staffed by House of Commons employees as a service from Parliament. The Bookshop provides access to the full range of Parliamentary and related publications as soon as they are available. As well as Parliamentary documents and daily Hansards, the bookshop specialises in providing key Parliamentary texts such as Erskine May, Dod's Parliamentary Companion and Vacher's Quarterly, all of which can be ordered from our website.


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Back from the Brink

Back from the Brink

In the summer of late 2007, shares of Northern Rock went into free-fall causing a run on the bank - the first since the Great Depression. Northern Rock was only the first: in the ensuing months, Alistair Darling stood firm in

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Out of the Ashes

Out of the Ashes

The Tottenham MP who was at the very centre of the ferocious summer riots offers his perspective on the causes, the aftermath and how a recurrence can be prevented.

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You Can't Say That

You Can't Say That

At almost 700 pages this autobiography details a hectic, passionate and often controversial political career in a variety of high profile positions such as Labour MP and London Mayor.

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Diamond Queen

Diamond Queen

With the Queens Diamond Jubilee almost upon us we are treated to this serious and intriguing study of the Queen , her reign and the state of the monarchy in general.

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Ghosts of Empire

Ghosts of Empire

MP and scholar Kwasi Kwarteng gives a fantastic overview of the British Empire. Arguing that the Empire was not founded by coherent policy and its decline demonstrated

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Just Boris

Just Boris

Being a former colleague of Boris Johnson, Sonia Purnell has been able to write an interesting biography about the fascinating life of one of Britains more colourful politicians.

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After the Coalition

After the Coalition

After the Coalition is a collection of far ranging essays by new Tory MPs aiming to give some definition to the future of the Conservative Party, as distinct from the coalition government. The contributors feel it is essential to define modern conservatism if the

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A Walk-On Part: Diaries 1994  1999

A Walk-On Part: Diaries 1994 1999

The third and final volume of Chris Mullin's acclaimed diaries begins on the night John Smith died in May 1994, and continues until the moment of Mullin's assumption into government in July 1999. Together with the bestselling A View from the Foothills and Decline and Fall

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Empire

Empire

The famous broadcaster turns his attention to the fascinating and rip-roaring story of the British Empire and how it developed and fuctioned. Moreover he is interested in the long-standing

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Erskine May 24th Edition

Erskine May 24th Edition

New and updated 24th edition of the eponymous guide to parliamentary practice and procedure. Erskine May provides accurate and detailed information on Parliamentary procedure.

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The Larry Diaries

The Larry Diaries

The only person in No.10 who isnt criticised gives us a cats eye view of the Coalition government and his relations with Dave, Sam and Boy George Osborne. A great Christmas

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Johnson's Life of London

Johnson's Life of London

The current Mayor of London looks back at the history of the capital, and celebrates some of the characters which have made it great. He explores the cross current of influences

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The Purple Book

The Purple Book

A host of leading Labour politicians give their opinions on how the Labour Party should proceed and develop following the 2010 Election defeat.

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The Conservatives: a History

The Conservatives: a History

Robin Harris, Margaret Thatcher's speechwriter and the ultimate party insider, has produced this authoritative but lively history book which tells the whole story

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Dishonourable Insults

Dishonourable Insults

Insults are constantly used by politicians of all stripes. This collection brings together some of their cleverest and wittiest barbs. In these pages you can revel in more than one hundred years of political venom from Churchill to Cameron, from Balfour to Brown and from Curzon to Clegg.

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Lobbying

Lobbying

Now completely revised, amended and enlarged this remains the definitive guide for lobbyists. Topics include how to break into the field; ethical and regulatory frameworks and the mechanics and techniques of lobbying within Westminster, Brussels, the USA and the Middle East.

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