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Time to tackle the growth of the ‘payroll vote’

Wilks-Heeg, Stuart (2012) Time to tackle the growth of the ‘payroll vote’. Democratic Audit UK (12 Oct 2012). Website.

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The number of Members of Parliament who take the ‘Government whip’ has continued to grow. This trend is exacerbated by a larger number of members of the House of Lords who have become Ministers, who escape the kind of scrutiny which we associate with the House of Commons. Stewart Wilks-Heeg argues that is time to do something about it.

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Additional Information: © 2012 The Author(s); Online
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: J Political Science > JC Political theory
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe) > JN101 Great Britain
Sets: Collections > Democratic Audit Blog
Date Deposited: 14 Jun 2017 13:33
Last Modified: 27 Jan 2020 00:37

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