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How Parliament Works By Paul Silk

How Parliament Works
by Paul Silk

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A guide to the workings of Parliament together with a look at wider issues such as Parliament's role in the EEC, possible reforms etc. Written by two authors, both of whom work in the Houses of Parliament, it is aimed at those wishing to make a serious study of politics and for the general reader.
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How Parliament Works by Paul Silk

This is a guide to the workings of Parliament which also looks at wider issues such as Parliament's role in the EEC, possible reforms etc. It is written by two authors, both of whom work in the Houses of Parliament and is intended to be a readable guide, designed for those wishing to make a serious study of politics and for the general reader. Paul Silk is Clerk to the Energy Committee at the House of Commons and Rhodri Walters is Private Secretary to the Government Chief Whip and Leader of the House of Lords. Both have held various posts in the service of the House of Commons and the House of Lords.

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Table of Contents


The parliamentary building; who is in Parliament?; officers, officials and helpers; Parliament's powers - theory and practice; day-to-day organization of business; legislation; financial control and accountability; the inquisitorial function - parliamentary questions, MPs' letters and petitions; debates; select committees; Parliament and the European Communities; parliamentary reform.

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GOR004839251
How Parliament Works by Paul Silk
Paul Silk
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Pearson Education Limited
1989-06-30
284
0582036356
9780582036352
N/A
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