1. John W. Kingdon, Agendas, Alternatives and Public Policies, Second Edition, New York: Longman, 1995.
2. Peter Hennessy, The Prime Minister: The Office and Its Holders Since 1945, New York: Palgrave [St. Martin’s Press], 2001, p. 6.
3. Simon Jenkins, ‘If I Were a Brown Supporter, I’d Want Blair to Stick Around’, Guardian, 22 March 2006.
4. Kingdon, Agendas, pp. 53–54.
5. Sir Ryrie went on to become the chairman of the International Financial Corporation, one of the constituents of the World Bank.
6. Peter Hennessy, Whitehall, New York: The Free Press, 1989, p. 194.
7. A reading of Kingdon (Agendas, pp. 124–25) seems to indicate that he does not consider it so. In the author’s experience, many students tend to infer from Kingdon’s ...