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The UK parliament

Author: Moyra Grant
Publisher: Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, ©2009.
Series: Politics study guides.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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 Parliament has with the government, the EU, devolved bodies, and the courts. There is also an analysis of the impact of recent  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Grant, Moyra.
UK parliament.
Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, ©2009
(OCoLC)277068728
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Moyra Grant
ISBN: 9780748629725 0748629726
OCLC Number: 367621932
Description: 1 online resource (vii, 230 pages).
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.
Series Title: Politics study guides.
Responsibility: Moyra Grant.

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