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Brexit from the back benches: have the whips become the straw men of British politics?

Wiggins, Peter (2018) Brexit from the back benches: have the whips become the straw men of British politics? LSE Brexit (11 Jan 2018). Website.

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Abstract

Last year, 15 Tory backbenchers brought about the government's first Commons defeat when they supported an amendment to the EU withdrawal bill to give Parliament a legal guarantee of a vote on the final Brexit deal. In light of the controversy that ensued, Peter Wiggins (Learning Skills Foundation) asks whether parliamentary whips have become the straw men of British politics?

Item Type: Online resource (Website)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/brexit
Additional Information: © 2018 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 2018 16:17
Last Modified: 26 Sep 2021 23:17
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/88269

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