Review: The Winding Stair by Sir Rodney Brooke

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Andy Asquith


In this autobiography Sir Rodney Brooke provides a variously funny, thoughtful, inciteful and depressing read as he takes us through his illustrious career of over 40 years in English local government. Alongside Brooke’s own climb up the stairway, he chronicles the decline of local government as an institution in Britain, sprinkled with anecdotes that show the diversity and idiosyncrasies which make local government so fascinating, and at times entertaining.

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Asquith, A. (2023). Review: The Winding Stair by Sir Rodney Brooke. Commonwealth Journal of Local Governance, (28), 155-157.
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