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‘A Theatre Where We May Expose the Wrongs of Ireland’: Parliamentarian

A. C. Hepburn

in Catholic Belfast and Nationalist Ireland in the Era of Joe Devlin, 1871-1934

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199298846
eISBN:
9780191711466
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199298846.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter focuses on Devlin's oratorical skills. Devlin was a member of the Westminster Parliament for twenty-five years, including seventeen representing Belfast. His personal charm and ... More


Northern Ireland, 1920–25

Brian Barton

in A New History of Ireland Volume VII: Ireland 1921-84

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198217527
eISBN:
9780191678240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198217527.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The Ulster Unionist movement established itself as the most significant counter-revolutionary force in Irish political life. Its members were motivated by a desire to maintain the union and a yet ... More


Referendums: Towards Agreed Models of Constitutional Accommodation

STEPHEN TIERNEY

in Constitutional Law and National Pluralism

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199298617
eISBN:
9780191708855
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199298617.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter considers the extent to which Quebec's institutional position as a province enabled it to stage referendums. It explores whether having established devolution in the UK, the Westminster ... More


Multi-Layered Constitutional Accountability and the Re-financing of Territorial Governance in the UK

Peter Leyland

in Accountability in the Contemporary Constitution

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199670024
eISBN:
9780191749414
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199670024.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter explains how devolution has had a major impact on the role of the Westminster Parliament as an oversight body as well as transforming constitutional accountability at sub-national level ... More


To the declaration of the Republic and the Ireland act, 1945–9

J. H. Whyte

in A New History of Ireland Volume VII: Ireland 1921-84

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198217527
eISBN:
9780191678240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198217527.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Anyone writing the history of Ireland in the period 1945–1972 has to marry together two themes that at first sight do not fit well with each other. On the one hand, this was a period, in Ireland as ... More


Northern Ireland business in the Westminster Parliament

Derek Birrell

in Direct Rule and the Governance of Northern Ireland

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719077579
eISBN:
9781781701881
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719077579.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the impact of direct rule on the parliamentary procedures at Westminster. It suggests that one of the main features of direct rule was the transfer of the functions of the ... More


Evidence

Fraser P Davidson

in Law Making and the Scottish Parliament: The Early Years

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748640195
eISBN:
9780748651498
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640195.003.0030
Subject:
Law, Legal History

The Scottish Parliament has contributed significantly to the development of the Scots law of evidence, and we would not wish to downplay its achievements in that regard. This chapter shows that ... More


(Language + Law)2 = ?

Catrin Fflur Huws

in Law and Language: Current Legal Issues Volume 15

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199673667
eISBN:
9780191751769
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199673667.003.0218
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, Philosophy of Law

The nature of the devolution settlement to Wales means that Wales is now governed by a dual legal system — there has been a partial devolution of primary legislative powers to the National Assembly ... More


Introduction

Derek Birrell

in Direct Rule and the Governance of Northern Ireland

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719077579
eISBN:
9781781701881
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719077579.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This introductory chapter discusses the theme of this volume, which is about direct rule governance in Ireland from 1972 to 2007. This volume identifies, describes and explains the key features of ... More


Direct Rule and the Governance of Northern Ireland

Derek Birrell

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719077579
eISBN:
9781781701881
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719077579.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This is a comprehensive study of direct rule as the system of governance that operated in Northern Ireland for most of the period between 1972 and 2007. The major institutions of governance are ... More


Parliament, Time, and the Transnational Parliamentary Modernity of the British World

Ryan A. Vieira

in Time and Politics: Parliament and the Culture of Modernity in Nineteenth-Century Britain and the British World

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198737544
eISBN:
9780191800962
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198737544.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

This chapter situates the emergence of a modern understanding of parliament within the context of, what historians call, the British World. It argues that a desire amongst British colonists to adopt ... More


Comparing Political Responses in India and the United Kingdom

Chintan Chandrachud

in Balanced Constitutionalism: Courts and Legislatures in India and the United Kingdom

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780199470587
eISBN:
9780199088867
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199470587.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter links the two methods of strike-downs, that of India and the UK, in order to determine whether it is genuinely more difficult for the Indian Parliament to respond to judicial review ... More


Conclusion: The Covenanting Legacy

Laura A. M. Stewart

in Rethinking the Scottish Revolution: Covenanted Scotland, 1637-1651

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198718444
eISBN:
9780191787720
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198718444.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Political History

The Covenanted confessional state was destroyed in 1651, but its influence on Scottish political identities was deep and long-lasting. In British and European terms, the Scottish Revolution was ... More


Collateral Institutions to Judicial Review

Chintan Chandrachud

in Balanced Constitutionalism: Courts and Legislatures in India and the United Kingdom

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780199470587
eISBN:
9780199088867
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199470587.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter considers the institutional apparatus accompanying the declarations of incompatibility in the UK on the one hand, and informal recommendations to change the law in India on the other. ... More


The Politics of Dundee: The 1906 and 1908 Elections

Jim Tomlinson

in Dundee and the Empire: 'Juteopolis' 1850-1939

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780748686148
eISBN:
9781474400817
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748686148.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This chapter examines the extent to which the debate between free trade and protectionism dominated the two parliamentary elections in the Scottish city of Dundee: the general election of 1906 and ... More


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