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Luxembourg: A Case of More ‘Direct’ Delegation and Accountabilit y

Patrick Dumont and Lieven De Winter

in Delegation and Accountability in Parliamentary Democracies

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780198297840
eISBN:
9780191602016
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019829784X.003.0015
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Featuring an indirect chain of delegation and a reasonable correspondence to the singularity principle, the Grand Dutchy of Luxembourg presents a number of characteristics that approximate the ideal ... More


Sweden: The Institutionally Invoked Consensus

Michael Koß

in The Politics of Party Funding: State Funding to Political Parties and Party Competition in Western Europe

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199572755
eISBN:
9780191595103
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199572755.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Economy

The most important variable facilitating the Swedish parties' consensus on state funding was the constitutional reform of 1970. The constitutional reform strengthened the position of the bourgeois ... More


Parliamentary committees and inquiries

Ian Marsh and Darren Halpin

in Policy Analysis In Australia

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781447310273
eISBN:
9781447310297
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447310273.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Committees are an understudied aspect of parliamentary life and the policy process. There has been no recent comprehensive review of the Australian system. Yet in terms of activity and output, ... More


In-House Reproduction of the Lok Sabha

B.L. Shankar and Valerian Rodrigues

in The Indian Parliament: A Democracy at Work

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198067726
eISBN:
9780199080434
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198067726.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter looks at the in-house reproduction of the Lok Sabha in India and discusses the institutions of the speaker, opposition, and parliamentary committees. It argues that the opposition has ... More


Security as Normal Politics: The Rise of Security in Parliamentary Committees

Andrew W. Neal

in Security as Politics: Beyond the State of Exception

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781474450928
eISBN:
9781474465342
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474450928.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter uses the rise in parliamentary committee engagement with ‘security’ to examine the migration of ‘security’ into ‘normal politics’. At the same time, it examines changing ... More


Accountability of and to the Legislature

Nicholas Bamforth

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/9780199670024.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Theories concerning the roles of courts and legislatures entail certain assumptions about or explicit views concerning accountability. A traditional political constitutionalist might prioritise ... More


Reform

Rosara Joseph

in The War Prerogative: History, Reform, and Constitutional Design

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199664320
eISBN:
9780191748493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199664320.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Legal History

This chapter outlines my proposals for reform of the constitutional arrangements for the war prerogative. It proposes the enactment of a statute which would: require the government to obtain in the ... More


Managing the Parliamentary Labour Party

Lewis Minkin

in The Blair Supremacy: A study in the politics of Labour's party management

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780719073793
eISBN:
9781781706770
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719073793.003.0014
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Preserving discipline in the PLP was judged to be essential. This chapter examines the politics of management which is shown to involve much more than the whips role in relation to votes in the ... More


Press Leaks and Parliamentary Privilege 1

A.G. Noorani

in CONSTITUTIONAL QUESTIONS AND CITIZENS' RIGHTS: An Omnibus Comprising Constitutional Questions in India and Citizens' Rights, Judges and State Accountability

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195678291
eISBN:
9780199080588
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195678291.003.0036
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter focuses on the issues of parliamentary privileges and press leaks in relation to the joint parliamentary committee's (JPC) deliberations on the banks scam. Though JPC chairman Ram Niwas ... More


The Labour Leader as Parliamentarian, 1906–1907

in The Lancashire Giant: David Shackleton, Labour Leader and Civil Servant

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853239444
eISBN:
9781846313455
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853239444.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the career of David Shackleton as a labour leader and Member of Parliament in 1906–1907. It describes two events in 1906 that saw him clearly emerge as a towering figure in the ... More


Inquiries by Parliamentary Committees 1

A.G. Noorani

in CONSTITUTIONAL QUESTIONS AND CITIZENS' RIGHTS: An Omnibus Comprising Constitutional Questions in India and Citizens' Rights, Judges and State Accountability

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195678291
eISBN:
9780199080588
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195678291.003.0033
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter criticises the Opposition's demand for a joint parliamentary committee (JPC) to investigate the involvement of Union Communications Minister Sukh Ram in the Telecom scandal. It contends ... More


Policy Priorities and Women’s Double Bind in Brazil

Luis Felipe Miguel

in The Impact of Gender Quotas

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199830091
eISBN:
9780199932924
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199830091.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter examines the behavior of female deputies elected under Brazil’s legislative quota. Studying committee membership, bill introduction, and parliamentary discourses, Luis Felipe Miguel ... More


Parliament in Peril 1

A.G. Noorani

in CONSTITUTIONAL QUESTIONS AND CITIZENS' RIGHTS: An Omnibus Comprising Constitutional Questions in India and Citizens' Rights, Judges and State Accountability

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195678291
eISBN:
9780199080588
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195678291.003.0032
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter discusses the negative impact of Union Communications Minister Sukh Ram's involvement in the Telecom scandal on India's parliamentary democracy. The government proposed to have an ... More


2002 Draft I: Parliament and the Legislative Power

W. Elliot Bulmer

in Constituting Scotland: The Scottish National Movement and the Westminster Model

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780748697595
eISBN:
9781474427128
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748697595.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This chapter is the first of three central chapters in which the SNP’s 2002 constitutional text is examined in detail. This document, although now dated, is still the most detailed statement of the ... More


From Agency to Institutions and Back: Comparing Legislators’ Acting on Behalf of Women in Parliamentary Democracies

Silvia Erzeel, Didier Caluwaerts, and Karen Celis

in Representing the People: A Survey Among Members of Statewide and Substate Parliaments

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199684533
eISBN:
9780191765025
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199684533.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Scholars of women’s substantive representation increasingly pay attention to institutions and new institutionalist theory. Previous studies hypothesize that institutions impact indirectly on women’s ... More


Parliament

M.R. Madhavan

in Rethinking Public Institutions in India

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780199474370
eISBN:
9780199089109
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199474370.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter discusses the performance of the Indian Parliament. It looks at the main functions of Parliament—making laws, holding the government accountable, sanctioning government expenditure—and ... More


July 1858

Rosemary Ashton

in One Hot Summer: Dickens, Darwin, Disraeli, and the Great Stink of 1858

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780300227260
eISBN:
9780300231199
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300227260.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter details events that occurred in London in July 1858. These include Charles Darwin's decision to focus on his health and that of his family after the death of his son, 18-month-old ... More


The Development of Wartime Propaganda and the Emergence of the NWAC

in Patriotism and Propaganda in First World War Britain: The National War Aims Committee and Civilian Morale

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846318306
eISBN:
9781846317811
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317811.002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the wartime situation in Great Britain which prompted the establishment of the National War Aims Committee (NWAC). It discusses the negative impact of the failure of the Somme ... More


At Last a Unilingual Punjab State: (1964–6)

J.S. Grewal

in Master Tara Singh in Indian History: Colonialism, Nationalism, and the Politics of Sikh Identity

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780199467099
eISBN:
9780199089840
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199467099.003.0026
Subject:
History, Indian History

Prime Minister Shastri was not willing to deviate from the policy of Nehru. Sant Fateh Singh declared that he would go on fast unto death on 10 September 1965. But in view of the war with Pakistan he ... More


Australia

Christian Leuprecht

in Intelligence as Democratic Statecraft: Patterns of Civil-Intelligence Relations Across the Five Eyes Security Community - the United States, United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780192893949
eISBN:
9780191915123
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192893949.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, International Relations and Politics

Intelligence accountability in Australia balances compliance and bodies whose systematic focus is on efficacy and financial review with independent intelligence reviews, commissions, and inquiries ... More


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