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Expertise in the House of Lords is vital and supplied by the cross benchers: there is no democratic deficit and so elections are not needed

D'Souza, Frances (2011) Expertise in the House of Lords is vital and supplied by the cross benchers: there is no democratic deficit and so elections are not needed. British Politics and Policy at LSE (13 Jul 2011) Blog Entry.

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Abstract

What difference would reducing or eliminating the appointed number of members in the House of Lords have? They play a vital part in the upper House’s scrutiny function. Baroness Frances D’Souza examines the arguments in favour of keeping elections out of the House of Lords.

Item Type: Website (Blog Entry)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/politicsandpolicy/
Additional Information: © 2011 the author
Library of Congress subject classification: J Political Science > JA Political science (General)
Sets: Collections > British Politics and Policy at LSE
Rights: http://www.lse.ac.uk/library/usingTheLibrary/academicSupport/OA/depositYourResearch.aspx
Date Deposited: 26 Aug 2011 13:56
URL: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/38050/

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