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Palgrave Macmillan

Parliament in British Politics

Edition 2nd edition
ISBN 9780230291928
Publication Date May 2013
Formats Hardcover Ebook (PDF) Paperback 
Publisher Palgrave Macmillan
Series Contemporary Political Studies

This fully revised new edition includes expanded coverage of Parliament's relationship with the courts, devolved assemblies and the European Union. Distinctively, the book goes beyond the usual focus of Parliament-Government relations to encompass policy-makers beyond Whitehall and Parliament's broader relationship with citizens.

Philip Norton is Professor of Government and Director of the Centre for Legislative Studies, University of Hull, UK, and, as Lord Norton of Louth, has been a member of the House of Lords since 1998.

Parliament in Perspective
The Development of Parliament
PART I: PARLIAMENT AND GOVERNMENT
Recruiting Ministers
The Making of Public Policy
Legislation
The Administration of Government
PART II: BEYOND WHITEHALL
Parliament and the European Union
Parliament and Devolution
Parliament and the Courts
PART III: PARLIAMENT AND THE PEOPLE
Representing the People
The Voice of the Constituents
Speaking for Different Interests
Reaching the Public
Conclusion: Parliamentary Reform

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'This is the single best book published on the Westminster Parliament: admirably clear, superbly researched, and brilliantly argued.' - Philip Cowley, University of Nottingham, UK.
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