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21. The Rise of the Professional Politician?

21. The Rise of the Professional Politician?  

Peter Allen and Philip Cowley

in Exploring Parliament

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10.1093/hepl/9780198788430.003.0021
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This chapter examines the debate over the presence of ‘professional’ politicians in the UK Parliament. It first explains the distinction between professional politicians, career ... More
24. Whips and Rebels

24. Whips and Rebels  

Mark Stuart

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10.1093/hepl/9780198788430.003.0024
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This chapter examines the role of whips and rebellious Members of Parliament (MPs) in the UK Parliament. Whips are MPs or peers who are responsible for managing the Members of their party, ... More
25. MPs and their Constituencies

25. MPs and their Constituencies  

David Judge and Rebecca Partos

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10.1093/hepl/9780198788430.003.0025
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This chapter examines what ‘constituency’ means for Members of Parliament (MPs) and their local electorates, and how perceptions of locality affect the work of MPs and the expectations of ... More
16. Select Committees

16. Select Committees  

Alexandra Kelso

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10.1093/hepl/9780198788430.003.0016
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This chapter examines the role of select committees in the UK Parliament, and more specifically how they enable lawmakers in the House of Commons to pool their scrutiny efforts by working ... More
18. The Role of a Backbench MP

18. The Role of a Backbench MP  

Mark Shephard and Jack Simson Caird

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This chapter considers the nature and roles of backbench Members of Parliament (MPs) as well as their impact and influence, placing emphasis on the Backbench Business Committee. The term ... More
10. EU Legislation

10. EU Legislation  

Ed Beale, Libby Kurien, and Eve Samson

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This chapter examines the ways in which the UK Parliament formally constrains the government and engages with European Union (EU) institutions. The House of Lords and the House of Commons ... More
17. Questioning the Government

17. Questioning the Government  

Stephen Bates, Peter Kerr, and Ruxandra Serban

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This chapter examines how accountability is carried out in the UK Parliament through various questioning procedures which enable ministers and the government to explain and defend their ... More
4. Supporting Members and Peers

4. Supporting Members and Peers  

Marc Geddes and Jessica Mulley

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This chapter examines the way the UK Parliament is administered and organized in terms of the support offered by the institution to Members of Parliament (MPs) and peers to fulfil their ... More
26. MPs Campaigning for their Constituencies

26. MPs Campaigning for their Constituencies  

Oonagh Gay

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10.1093/hepl/9780198788430.003.0026
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This chapter examines the mechanisms used by Members of Parliament (MPs) to campaign for their constituencies, and more specifically to influence policy agendas and become national figures. ... More
27. Parliament and Devolution

27. Parliament and Devolution  

Cathy Gormley-Heenan and Mark Sandford

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This chapter examines the relationship between the UK Parliament and the devolved legislatures established in Wales, Scotland, and Northern Ireland. It first considers the impact of ... More
32. Conclusion: The Future of Parliamentary Politics

32. Conclusion: The Future of Parliamentary Politics  

David Judge, Cristina Leston-Bandeira, and Louise Thompson

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10.1093/hepl/9780198788430.003.0032
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This concluding chapter reflects on the future of parliamentary politics by identifying key puzzles implicit in previous discussions which raise fundamental questions about what Parliament ... More
14. Accountability in Parliament

14. Accountability in Parliament  

Mark Bennister and Phil Larkin

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10.1093/hepl/9780198788430.003.0014
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This chapter focuses on the accountability of the government to Parliament. One way to conceptualize the place of the UK Parliament in the accountability process is as part of a ‘chain of ... More
20. Media Scrutiny of Parliament

20. Media Scrutiny of Parliament  

Mark D’Arcy

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10.1093/hepl/9780198788430.003.0020
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This chapter examines media scrutiny of the UK Parliament. Major newspapers have always routinely featured Hansard-style reports of debates. Today, mainstream coverage of Parliament tends ... More
28. Parliament and Modernization

28. Parliament and Modernization  

Mark Goodwin and Martyn Atkins

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This chapter examines the path to modernization taken in the UK Parliament since 1997. Parliament has found it difficult to keep pace with changes in the wider society. As the key ... More
30. Parliament and Petitions

30. Parliament and Petitions  

Thomas Caygill and Anne-Marie Griffiths

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This chapter examines how the UK Parliament has used the e-petitions system to address some of the common criticisms about the relationship between the institution of government and the ... More
5. The Significance of Rituals in Parliament

5. The Significance of Rituals in Parliament  

Emma Crewe and Paul Evans

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This chapter examines the significance of rituals in the UK Parliament, focusing on the centrality of rules in such rituals, how parliamentary debates are ritualized, and how ceremonies ... More
Exploring Parliament

Exploring Parliament  

Cristina Leston-Bandeira and Louise Thompson

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Feb 2018
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10.1093/hepl/9780198788430.001.0001
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Exploring Parliament offers a fresh perspective on an ancient institution. It provides a real-life insight into the inner workings, impact, and relevance of twenty-first ... More
1. Introduction: Exploring the UK Parliament in the Twenty-first Century

1. Introduction: Exploring the UK Parliament in the Twenty-first Century  

Paul Evans, Louise Thompson, and Cristina Leston-Bandeira

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This text examines changes and continuities in the UK Parliament, the institution's contemporary work in its wide range of roles, its relevance in the twenty-first century, and the ... More
31. Parliament and Freedom of Information

31. Parliament and Freedom of Information  

Ben Worthy

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This chapter considers the impact of the Freedom of Information (FOI) Act 2000 on the UK Parliament. Since 2005, FOI 2000 has helped make both the House of Commons and the House of Lords ... More
29. Parliament and Public Engagement

29. Parliament and Public Engagement  

Cristina Leston-Bandeira and Aileen Walker

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10.1093/hepl/9780198788430.003.0029
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This chapter examines why the UK Parliament has invested heavily in public engagement over the last decade. Since the 1960s, the UK Parliament has been facilitating public engagement ... More

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