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House of Lords Reform Since 1911

Must the Lords Go?

Authors: Dorey, P., Kelso, A.

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Examines the debates and developments about House of Lords reform since 1911, and notes that disagreements have occurred within, as well as between, the main political parties and governments throughout this time. It draws attention to how various proposals for reform have raised a wider range constitutional and political problems.

About the authors

PETER DOREY Reader in British Politics at Cardiff University, UK. He has published widely on various aspects of post-1945 British politics and public policy. His previous books include The Labour Party and Constitutional Reform (Palgrave Macmillan, 2008) The Conservative Party and the Trade Unions, Policy Making in Britain: an Introduction, The Labour Governments, 1964-1970 and Wage Politics in Britain.
 
ALEXANDRA KELSO Lecturer in Politics at the University of Southampton, UK. She is author of Parliamentary Reform at Westminster, of chapters in The Oxford Handbook of British Politics and Developments in British Politics 9 (Palgrave Macmillan, 2011), and is the principal investigator on an ESRC-funded research project running between 2010-2012 examining the House of Commons select committee system.

Table of contents (8 chapters)

  • Introduction

    Dorey, Peter (et al.)

    Pages 1-9

  • Firing the First Shots: The 1911 Parliament Act and Inter-War Initiatives

    Dorey, Peter (et al.)

    Pages 10-55

  • Labour Learns the Complexities of Lords Reform: The 1949 Parliament Act

    Dorey, Peter (et al.)

    Pages 56-86

  • Pouring New Wine into the Old Bottle: The 1958 Life Peerages Act

    Dorey, Peter (et al.)

    Pages 87-115

  • A Right of Renunciation: The 1963 Peerage Act

    Dorey, Peter (et al.)

    Pages 116-134

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Softcover $100.00
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
House of Lords Reform Since 1911
Book Subtitle
Must the Lords Go?
Authors
Copyright
2011
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-0-230-30692-9
DOI
10.1057/9780230306929
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-230-27166-1
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-32271-8
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
IX, 243
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