Tauris defends Whitehall book

<p>I B Tauris has promised to press ahead with publication of a controversial book by a former government advisor despite Downing Street protests.

Off Whitehall by Derek Scott (&#163;18.95, 1850436770) will be published on 16th September, just ahead of the political party conference season. The date has been set to tie in to a newspaper serialisation being finalised this week.

In the book Scott outlines rifts between Prime Minister Tony Blair and Chancellor Gordon Brown. Leaks from the book appeared in the Sunday Telegraph and were repeated elsewhere, prompting angry government denials of ...

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