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Parliament bounces back – how Select Committees have become a power in the land

Dunleavy, Patrick and Muir, Dominic (2013) Parliament bounces back – how Select Committees have become a power in the land. Democratic Audit Blog (18 Jul 2013) Blog Entry.

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Abstract

Much reformist discussion of the House of Commons views it as an institution in permanent decline, operating in a museum-building with stuffy and out-of-date processes that MPs stubbornly refuse to change. But Patrick Dunleavy and Dominic Muir show that the reforms pushed through in 2009-10 by Tony Wright have already made a dramatic difference. The media visibility of the Commons’ Select Committees has grown substantially, giving them unprecedented national (even global) attention.

Item Type: Website (Blog Entry)
Official URL: http://www.democraticaudit.com/
Additional Information: © Democratic Audit UK
Library of Congress subject classification: J Political Science > JA Political science (General)
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe) > JN101 Great Britain
Sets: Collections > Democratic Audit Blog
Departments > Government
Research centres and groups > LSE Public Policy Group
Rights: http://www.lse.ac.uk/library/usingTheLibrary/academicSupport/OA/depositYourResearch.aspx
Date Deposited: 25 Sep 2013 10:46
URL: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/53040/

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