Roles and functions of PM

What is Patronage?
Idea that PM can appoint anyone he wants to cabinet.
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What does this include?
Appointing life peers and cabinet ministers.
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What is most famous cabinet reshuffle?
MacMillan Night of Long Knives 1962
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What is agenda setting?
Idea PM can set agenda and chair bilateral meetings.
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What is an example of creating a new department?
May- Brexit
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What is significant about leadership?
Not set in stone- cabinet can bring it down.
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What are examples of politicians getting involved in policy making?
Thatcher- Falklands, Blair- Good Friday.
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What does the PM Office do?
Policy advice and communications.
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