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  • Published: 19 November 2015
  • ISBN: 9781405924399
  • Imprint: Penguin eBooks
  • Format: EBook

One Minute To Ten




The dramatic, inside account of the how 2015's extraordinary election made or broke the three party leaders at the heart of the campaign by journalist Dan Hodges.As the polls closed on May 5th 2015 three men awaited the verdict the people. For all three of them - David Cameron, Ed Milliband and Nick Clegg - the course of the rest of their lives would be depend on what happened next. Five minutes later, two of them were ruined. The other - against both his own expectations and those of many in his party - was returned to Downing Street.Hard Working People is not so much a book about the election as human drama on a grand scale. The story of how three lives converged on a single point. An election won and lost in the time it took to read the results of an exit poll. Three lives altered for ever.%%%The dramatic, inside account of the how 2015's extraordinary election made or broke the three party leaders at the heart of the campaign by journalist Dan Hodges.As the polls closed on May 5th 2015 three men awaited the verdict the people. For all three of them - David Cameron, Ed Milliband and Nick Clegg - the course of the rest of their lives would be depend on what happened next. Five minutes later, two of them were ruined. The other - against both his own expectations and those of many in his party - was returned to Downing Street.One Minute To Ten is not so much a book about the election as human drama on a grand scale. The story of how three lives converged on a single point. An election won and lost in the time it took to read the results of an exit poll. Three lives altered for ever.%%%10 PM, on the 7 May. The exit poll predicting the result of the 2015 General Election is announced. In that instant three lives are changed for ever.David Cameron, Ed Miliband and Nick Clegg were three very different men, from very different backgrounds. But they shared one ambition. To lead their country.In pursuit of their dream they were forced to make sacrifices. Of their principles. Of those they loved. Of themselves.And right up until the final moment the exit poll was released each man clung to the hope those sacrifices had not been in vain. Then the clock struck ten.In One Minute to Ten, Dan Hodges brings to life the most dramatic general election campaign in living memory, and tells the untold story of the three men who contested it. And in doing so reveals the price paid by those who risk everything in their quest for the ultimate political prize...

  • Published: 19 November 2015
  • ISBN: 9781405924399
  • Imprint: Penguin eBooks
  • Format: EBook

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