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The UK parliament /

This topical and accessible introductory guide to the workings of the UK's Westminster Parliament outlines the history, structure and functions of the Parliament and provides a topical evaluation of how well those functions are performed. Special attention is paid to the relationships the Parli...

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Main Author: Grant, Moyra.
Format: eBook
Language: English
Published: Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, ℗♭2009.
Series: Politics study guides.
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Table of Contents:
  • Cover; Copyright; Contents; Boxes; Tables; Figures; CHAPTER 1 A Brief History of Parliament; CHAPTER 2 The United Kingdom Parliamentary System; CHAPTER 3 The House of Lords; CHAPTER 4 The House of Commons: Making the Law; CHAPTER 5 The House of Commons: Representing the People; CHAPTER 6 The House of Commons: Scrutinising the Executive; CHAPTER 7 Parliament and the European Union; CHAPTER 8 Parliament and the Devolved Bodies; CHAPTER 9 Parliament, the Courts and Civil Liberties; CHAPTER 10 Conclusion: The Future of Parliament in an Age of Reform; References; Index.