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An English Parliament: An Idea whose Time Has Come?

Meg Rusell and Jack Sheldon

in Governing England: English Identity and Institutions in a Changing United Kingdom

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780197266465
eISBN:
9780191879609
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266465.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Ever since devolution to Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, one proposed answer to the English Question has been to create symmetry by establishing an English Parliament. This has been widely seen ... More


The Road to Separation

Edwin S. Gaustad

in Benjamin Franklin

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195305357
eISBN:
9780199850662
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195305357.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

In the decade from 1765 to 1775, Benjamin Franklin had to contend with both Parliament and the king. By 1765, Franklin explained as carefully and coolly as possible why Americans should not be ... More


Anglo-Scottish Relations: A Borderland Perspective

John Tomaney

in Anglo-Scottish Relations, from 1900 to Devolution and Beyond

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263310
eISBN:
9780191734144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263310.003.0015
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter points out that the Provinces of England begins by ‘rejecting the idea of an English parliament’ on the grounds that an English parliament would ‘dominate the federation in the manner ... More


Answering ‘the English Question’: Party Politics, Public Policy, and the Nationalist Fringe

Michael Kenny

in The Politics of English Nationhood

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199608614
eISBN:
9780191775208
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199608614.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Chapter 5 charts the responses of the two main political parties to the English question, which was posed with increasing frequency and feeling in the wake of Labour’s devolution legislation. The ... More


A chaos of areas and bodies: the English dimension

James Mitchell

in Devolution in the UK

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719053580
eISBN:
9781781702130
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719053580.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

England presents the greatest challenge to advocates of devolution in the UK. There is little evidence of support for a separate English Parliament or for regional government in the English regions ... More


The Beginnings of English Literary Study

Gauri Viswanathan

in Masks of Conquest: Literary Study and British Rule in India

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231171694
eISBN:
9780231539579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231171694.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter discusses how English literature came to Indian education history through the passage of the Charter Act in 1813. The significance of the Charter Act lies in the commitment instructed ... More


Accommodating England

Ailsa Henderson

in Englishness: The Political Force Transforming Britain

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780198870784
eISBN:
9780191913389
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198870784.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Following from these primarily data-driven chapters, Chapter 7 assesses the political challenges that arise in the context of the rise of English nationalism. In particular, we discuss the ways in ... More


Searching for Political Parties in the Past

Piero Ignazi

in Party and Democracy: The Uneven Road to Party Legitimacy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780198735854
eISBN:
9780191799815
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198735854.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Chapter 1 introduces the long and difficult process of the theoretical legitimation of the political party as such. The analysis of the meaning and acceptance of ‘parties’ as tools of expressing ... More


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