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The Requirement for Resignation

DIANA WOODHOUSE

in Ministers and Parliament: Accountability in Theory and Practice

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198278924
eISBN:
9780191684265
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198278924.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Ministerial resignations are frequently called for, most often by the opposition as part of a standard demand for ministerial accountability, but seldom proffered. Indeed, in the period from World ... More


 Physical Chemistry and Economics: 1933–1937

William Taussig Scott and Martin X. Moleski

in Michael Polanyi: Scientist and Philosopher

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780195174335
eISBN:
9780199835706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019517433X.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

In response to the Nazi anti-Jewish policies, Polanyi resigned from the Kaiser Wilhelm Institute and moved to the University of Manchester in 1933. Even as he brought his work in reaction kinetics to ... More


‘The Ethical’ in Fear and Trembling

C. Stephen Evans

in Kierkegaard's Ethic of Love: Divine Commands and Moral Obligations

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199272174
eISBN:
9780191602061
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199272174.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

Fear and Trembling is not the place to look for an account of Kierkegaard’s ethical views, because it is not a book about ethics but faith, written by someone who neither has faith ... More


January–May 1793: Nobody's Minister

Siân Reynolds

in Marriage and Revolution: Monsieur and Madame Roland

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199560424
eISBN:
9780191741814
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199560424.003.0026
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Cultural History

On January 22 1793, the day after the king's execution, Roland resigns. Why, and why then? The documentary evidence is discussed. The family returns to rented lodgings, intending to return to the ... More


Goulart In Power: The Deadlock Prolonged

Thomas E. Skidmore

in Politics in Brazil, 1930 - 1964: An Experiment in Democracy - 40th Anniversary Edition

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195332698
eISBN:
9780199868162
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195332698.003.0007
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter begins by discussing Jânio Quadros’s resignation. It then investigates the compromise solution of having a parliamentary president as well as Goulart’s win of full powers. It ... More


Ministers and Parliament: Accountability in Theory and Practice

Diana Woodhouse

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198278924
eISBN:
9780191684265
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198278924.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

In constitutional theory, the convention of individual ministerial responsibility ensures the accountability of ministers to Parliament. In practice, it is frequently used by government to limit ... More


Revelation

Helga Drummond

in Escalation in Decision-Making: The Tragedy of Taurus

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198289531
eISBN:
9780191684722
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198289531.003.0012
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, HRM / IR

By mid-1992, chief executive Peter Rawlins's mission to streamline the London Stock Exchange (LSE) had been virtually accomplished. The restructuring came at a price, however, as there were signs of ... More


Conclusion

DIANA WOODHOUSE

in Ministers and Parliament: Accountability in Theory and Practice

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198278924
eISBN:
9780191684265
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198278924.003.0014
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

The preceding chapters have examined the recent operation of the convention of individual ministerial responsibility and the institutional changes which affect its operation. The purpose of this ... More


Resignations for Personal Fault: Political Errors

DIANA WOODHOUSE

in Ministers and Parliament: Accountability in Theory and Practice

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198278924
eISBN:
9780191684265
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198278924.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Resignations are considered examples of individual ministerial responsibility, even if it was forced for political reasons. There are also indications in Parliament of undertones of constitutional ... More


Resignations, for Personal Fault; Private Indiscretion

DIANA WOODHOUSE

in Ministers and Parliament: Accountability in Theory and Practice

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198278924
eISBN:
9780191684265
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198278924.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

There is not a constitutional requirement for a minister to resign for committing adultery, or for fathering a child out of wedlock, and there may not always be a political requirement for ... More


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