He also reveals that Fudge will be a laison between them.
Harry Potter is waiting nervously in his bedroom at the Dursleys' house in Privet Drive for a visit from Professor Dumbledore himself.
It is also the first book in the series to be shorter than the book preceding it.
It is Harry Potter 's sixth year at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry.
The Muggle Prime Minister receives a notice that Cornelius Fudge is to meet him.
He then recollects Fudge's earlier meetings with him: his first meeting with Fudge soon after he became the Prime Minister, Sirius Black's escape from Azkaban, the Quidditch World Cup, the Triwizard Tournament and the 1996 Azkaban mass breakout.