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Yes, Prime Minister

A Real Partnership (#105)

The Government runs into financial crisis just as MPs and civil servants are due for a pay raise. [30 minutes] Closed Captioning

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Series Description: True to the law that says people rise to the level of their incompetence, James Hacker MP, Minister for Administrative Affairs, has ascended to the highest political office in the land. Fortunately for the country, however, his scheming adversary Sir Humphrey Appleby -- now Cabinet Secretary -- is more than willing to help him steer the unsteady ship of state through the perilous waters of government.

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