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Watching the Watchers

Parliament and the Intelligence Services

Authors: Bochel, H., Defty, A., Kirkpatrick, J.

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This study offers the first detailed examination of the varied means by which parliament through its committees and the work of individual members has sought to scrutinise the British intelligence and security agencies and the government's use of intelligence.

About the authors

Hugh Bochel, Professor of Public Policy, University of Lincoln, UK.
 

Andrew Defty, Senior Lecturer in Politics, University of Lincoln, UK.
 

Jane Kirkpatrick, Research Associate in Politics, University of Lincoln, UK.

Table of contents (9 chapters)

  • Introduction: The Challenges of Legislative Oversight of Intelligence

    Bochel, Hugh (et al.)

    Pages 1-26

  • ‘The Government Does Not Comment…’: Parliament and the Intelligence Services

    Bochel, Hugh (et al.)

    Pages 27-47

  • Managing Continuity and Change: Legislating for Intelligence Agency Accountability

    Bochel, Hugh (et al.)

    Pages 48-74

  • ‘A Unique and Special Committee’: The Intelligence and Security Committee

    Bochel, Hugh (et al.)

    Pages 75-102

  • Issues of Accountability and Access: The Select Committees and Intelligence

    Bochel, Hugh (et al.)

    Pages 103-127

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eBook $84.99
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Softcover $105.00
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Watching the Watchers
Book Subtitle
Parliament and the Intelligence Services
Authors
Copyright
2014
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-27043-6
DOI
10.1057/9781137270436
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-27042-9
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-44432-8
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
VII, 223
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