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The Demise of Local Government

Martin Loughlin

in The British Constitution in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263198
eISBN:
9780191734755
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263198.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter examines the so-called demise of local government in Great Britain during the twentieth century, suggesting that the cumulative impact of twentieth-century developments has resulted in a ... More


The Role of the Member of Parliament Since 1868: From Gentlemen to Players

Michael Rush

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198275770
eISBN:
9780191684142
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198275770.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This book presents a fascinating picture of the role of the MP during the last 150 years. The book examines the various roles of Members of Parliament since the middle of the last century. Backbench ... More


Party Campaigns and their Impact

Ron Johnston and Charles Pattie

in Putting Voters in their Place: Geography and Elections in Great Britain

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199268047
eISBN:
9780191699238
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199268047.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter looks at effects created by political parties through their campaigning. A substantial accumulation of evidence has shown that the constituency campaign remains a vital and effective ... More


The Role of the Member of Parliament: Continuity and Change 2

Michael Rush

in The Role of the Member of Parliament Since 1868: From Gentlemen to Players

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198275770
eISBN:
9780191684142
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198275770.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter presents a discussion on the role of MPs, which can be divided into three inter-linked roles — that of the partisan, the scrutinizer of the executive, and the constituency ... More


From Gentlemen to Players: Complementary, Separate or Conflicting Roles?

Michael Rush

in The Role of the Member of Parliament Since 1868: From Gentlemen to Players

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198275770
eISBN:
9780191684142
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198275770.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter focuses on how MPs see the balance between the partisan, scrutiny, and constituency roles, and whether they are perceived as complementary, separate, or conflicting. Even analytically it ... More


Richard Wainwright, the Liberals and Liberal Democrats: Unfinished Business

Matt Cole

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719082535
eISBN:
9781781702024
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719082535.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This book offers new research on familiar themes involving loyalties of politics, faith and locality. Richard Wainwright was a Liberal MP for seventeen years during the Liberal Party's recovery, but ... More


Colne Valley

Matt Cole

in Richard Wainwright, the Liberals and Liberal Democrats: Unfinished Business

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719082535
eISBN:
9781781702024
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719082535.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter focuses on Richard Wainwright's constituency in Colne Valley. It discusses the history, composition, and character of Colne Valley and explains that Wainwright chose his constituency ... More


Defence and foreign policy in the 1970s

Rhiannon Vickers

in The Labour Party and the World: - Volume 2 Labour's Foreign Policy since 1951

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719067464
eISBN:
9781781703243
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719067464.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter focuses on the foreign and defence policy of the Labour Party during the 1970s. During this time, the party's political programme moved to the left in an attempt to recuperate its base ... More


The Raglan Era 1902–19

in Offshore Island Politics: The Constitutional and Political Development of the Isle of Man in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853237778
eISBN:
9781846313691
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853237778.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter analyses the Raglan era from 1902 to 1919. The chapter specifically explores the governorship of Lord Raglan in the Isle of Man. His appointment as Lieutenant-Governor had co-occurred ... More


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