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The House of Commons1

Paul Seaward and Paul Silk

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/9780197263198.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter examines the history of the House of Commons in Great Britain, discussing the nineteenth- and twentieth-century legacy of the House of Commons. It reveals that, by the end of the ... More


The Judges Come Out

Anthony King

in The British Constitution

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199576982
eISBN:
9780191702235
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199576982.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter highlights the role of the courts and judges in the constitutional order in Britain. When Britain became a member of the European Union (EU), the power to set limits to the unlimited ... More


A Very British Revolution?

Neil MacCormick

in Questioning Sovereignty: Law, State, and Nation in the European Commonwealth

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198268765
eISBN:
9780191713118
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198268765.003.0006
Subject:
Law, EU Law

This chapter examines whether there was a revolution in Britain in 1972, whether the constitution was then overthrown by stealth when the government at the time procured the enactment by a narrow ... More


Introduction

Adrian Briggs

in The Conflict of Laws

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780198838500
eISBN:
9780191880520
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198838500.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Private International Law

This introductory chapter begins with a brief discussion of the effect of the unexecuted decision of the United Kingdom to leave the European Union. If the United Kingdom were to withdraw on the ... More


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