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MPs in safe seats are more likely to become ministers

Umit, Resul (2016) MPs in safe seats are more likely to become ministers. Democratic Audit UK (08 Jun 2016). Website.

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In the UK, the legislature and government are fused, with MPs making up the vast majority of ministerial positions (and members of the House of Lords the rest). Here, Resul Umit examines the relationship between the size of that MP’s majority, and likelihood that they will hold ministerial office, finding a strong correlation.

Item Type: Online resource (Website)
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Additional Information: © 2016 The Author(s)
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: J Political Science > JC Political theory
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe) > JN101 Great Britain
Date Deposited: 08 Jun 2017 14:54
Last Modified: 15 Sep 2023 20:46

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