Importance of CentralAgencies
PMO PoliticalAdvice (giving advice, what backdrop is for that photo..image)
PCO policy advice bureaucratic (policy options what should we do to deal with inflation)
institutionalized vs departmentalized Cabinet
departmentalized (here all things gov have to do, department deal with thing in charge ...ie ministry of
defence) (departments them self has staff that stayed in field for a long time) (this is lead to
decentralization PM don't care of size of fish caught). PCO can say don't take advice from them.
(institutionalized cabinet decide if really need tank, can't rally on others to tell truth)
institutionalized bring power back to MP.
Access to the Prime Minister
PMO ( Schedule Calender of PM)
FINANCE TREASURY BOARD
Has the Cabinet become dignified?
(ie Monarchy dignified)
Prime Ministerial Government (the centre)
(cabinet focus group for what pm going to do
Control of agenda, appointment and incentives (PM has control has goodies)
Prime Ministerial Power
Limits (time and energy some many he can decide and have influence over, discretion at departmental
level still exists)
Popularity – television age
Control over party – party discipline (diminish ability to always get what heshe