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How Parliament works

Author: Robert Rogers; R H Walters
Publisher: Harlow, England ; New York : Pearson/Longman, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 5th edView all editions and formats
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How Parliament Works provides the reader with a unique insight into the daily life of the British Parliament. The text has been updated to cover the 1997 procedures modernisation and examines both the House of Commons and the House of Lords.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Rogers; R H Walters
ISBN: 058243744X 9780582437449
OCLC Number: 53919104
Description: xiii, 437 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Parliament: its home and origins 2. Who is in Parliament? 3. Running Parliament: the House of Commons 4. Parliamentary sovereignty, legislative supremacy and devolution 5. Influences on Parliament 6. The parliamentary day and the organisation of business 7. Making the law 8. Parliament and the taxpayer 9. Debates 10.Calling to account: Questions 11.Calling to account: select committees 12.Parliament and Europe 13.Modernisation, reform and effectiveness Glossary of parliamentary terms Sources of information about Parliament "" "The Code of Conduct for Members of Parliament"
Responsibility: Robert Rogers, Rhodri Walters.

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