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The forward march of party members: has the shift in power to the grassroots gone too far?

Seyd, Patrick (2019) The forward march of party members: has the shift in power to the grassroots gone too far? Democratic Audit Blog (16 Jul 2019). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

Patrick Seyd writes that while parliamentarians are in a much better position to decide who should lead the party than party members, in recent years the balance has shifted in favour of the latter. This plebiscitary politics negatively affects both the quality of political leadership and of decision-making.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: https://www.democraticaudit.com/
Additional Information: © 2019 The Author(s)
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe) > JN101 Great Britain
Date Deposited: 19 Jan 2021 15:39
Last Modified: 01 Oct 2021 23:26
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/108033

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