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Why geography matters: MPs with constituencies a long distance from Westminster choose different ways to represent their voters

Willumsen, David M. (2019) Why geography matters: MPs with constituencies a long distance from Westminster choose different ways to represent their voters. Democratic Audit Blog (05 Feb 2019). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

MPs face demands on their time in both Westminster and their constituency. The greater the distance between the area they represent and Parliament, the more this requires trade-offs. David M. Willumsen finds that the type of parliamentary activities an MP takes part in is affected by the distance of their constituency from Westminster, which has implications for the principle of equal representation

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: 06 Jan 2021 19:54
Last Modified: 20 Oct 2021 03:04
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/108088

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