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The Judicial House of Lords 1876–2009

Louis Blom-Cooper QC, Brice Dickson, and Gavin Drewry (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199532711
eISBN:
9780191705489
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199532711.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

The House of Lords has served as the highest court in the UK for over 130 years. In 2009, a new UK Supreme Court will take over its judicial functions, closing the doors on one of the most ... More


Votes into Seats

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/9780199268047.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter addresses the questions of why the UK electoral system produces disproportional election results, and why that disproportionality increased between 1950 and 2005. Labour's landslide ... More


New Unions for Old

Neil MacCormick

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/9780197263310.003.0016
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter recommends a reversion from the 1707 Union of Parliaments to the 1603 Union of Crowns (though not of governments). Its argument is originally submitted to the joint attention of the ... More


Public opinion

Paolo Dardanelli

in Between Two Unions: Europeanisation and Scottish Devolution

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719070808
eISBN:
9781781701393
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719070808.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter takes a look at the situation of public opinion during the 1970s. It shows that public opinion closely matched elite opinion, and takes note of the sharp turnaround in attitudes towards ... More


The Judicial Role of the House of Lords before 1870

David Lewis Jones

in The Judicial House of Lords 1876–2009:

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199532711
eISBN:
9780191705489
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199532711.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter describes the judicial role of the House of Lords before 1870. A significant part of Parliament's role, from the reign of Edward I, lay in providing remedies for petitioners either ... More


Michael Oakeshott and the Conservative Disposition in Tax Law

Dominic de Cogan

in Philosophical Foundations of Tax Law

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780198798439
eISBN:
9780191839436
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198798439.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Company and Commercial Law

The UK tax system is one of the most complex in the world, but also seems to be stubbornly resistant to reform. This is exasperating for tax theorists, but an exploration of the writings of Michael ... More


The Changing Relationship Between the Banks and Business in the UK

Douglas McWilliams and Andrew Sentance

in Capital Markets and Corporate Governance

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780198287889
eISBN:
9780191828867
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198287889.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter explores the relationship between the changed structure of the UK banking system and the similarly changed structure of their business customers. It remarks on the tensions produced by ... More


The Law & Politics of Brexit: Volume II: The Withdrawal Agreement

Federico Fabbrini (ed.)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780198848356
eISBN:
9780191882883
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198848356.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, EU Law

This book provides the first comprehensive analysis of the withdrawal agreement concluded between the United Kingdom and the European Union to create the legal framework for Brexit. Building on a ... More


Peaceful or Problematic? The Relationship Between National Supreme Courts and Supranational Courts in Europe

Mary Arden

in Human Rights and European Law: Building New Legal Orders

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780198728573
eISBN:
9780191795411
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198728573.003.0019
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, EU Law

This chapter makes an important contribution to understanding the relationship between national courts in Europe and the two European supranational courts, ie the Luxembourg and Strasbourg Courts. It ... More


Estimating Labor Supply Responses Using Tax Reforms

Richard Blundell, Alan Duncan, and Costas Meghir

in Labor Supply and Taxation

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780198749806
eISBN:
9780191814082
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198749806.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter investigates the responsiveness of labour supply to exogenous changes in wage rates and non-labour income. Because these can either cause a raised or reduced marginal tax rate, the tax ... More


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