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This list includes publications in the names of individual SPG members which were undertaken on behalf of the Group.

Entries are in date order, the latest publications first. (Where possible, the title of the book is linked to the description on the publisher's web site.)

Articles and evidence to select committees are listed on other pages.

Parliament and the Law
ed Alexander Horne, Gavin Drewry and Dawn Oliver
Hart Publishing, Oxford, September 2013, £55
ISBN 9781849462952

Parliamentary Socialisation - Learning the Ropes or Determining Behaviour?
by Michael Rush and Philip Giddings
Palgrave Macmillan, July 2011, £57.50
ISBN 978 0 230 28489 0

Parliament’s Watchdogs: At The Crossroads
edited by Oonagh Gay & Barry K Winetrobe, and published by the Constitution Unit in association with the UK Study of Parliament Group
Constitution Unit, University College, London, 2008, £15 (free download now available)
ISBN 978-1-903903-49-0

The Future of Parliament: Issues for a New Century
edited by Philip Giddings for the Study of Parliament Group
Palgrave Macmillan, 2005, £55 (hbk)
ISBN 14039 95273

Britain in the European Union
edited by Philip Giddings and Gavin Drewry
Macmillan Press Ltd, 2004, £50 (hbk) £18.99 (pbk)
ISBN 14039 0451 0 (hbk) 14039 0452 9 (pbk)
The list of Parliamentary reports relating to the EU mentioned on page ix of the book is here.

Conduct Unbecoming - the Regulation of Parliamentary Behaviour
edited by Oonagh Gay and Patricia Leopold
Politico's Publishing, 2004, £25
ISBN 1 842750 55 0

The Deregulation Procedure: An evaluation
David Miers
Hansard Society for Parliamentary Government, 1999, £5
ISBN 0 900432 52 7

The Law and Parliament
edited by Dawn Oliver and Gavin Drewry
Butterworths, 1998, £15.95
ISBN 0 406 98092 6
Google™ Books limited preview

Westminster and Europe: The impact of the European Union on the Westminster Parliament
edited by Philip Giddings and Gavin Drewry
Macmillan Press Ltd, 1996, £57.50
ISBN 0 333 64980 X

Parliamentary Accountability: A Study of Parliament and Executive Agencies
edited by Philip Giddings
Macmillan Press Ltd, 1994, £52.50
ISBN 0 333 63201 X

The House of Lords at work
edited by Donald Shell and David Beamish
Oxford University Press, 1993, £52.50
ISBN 0 19 827762 8
Google™ Books limited preview

Parliamentary Questions
edited by Mark Franklin and Philip Norton
Oxford University Press, 1993
ISBN 0 19 827317 7

Parliament and International Relations
edited by Charles Carstairs and Richard Ware
Open University Press, 1991
ISBN 0 335 09698 0

Parliament and Pressure Politics
edited by Michael Rush
Oxford University Press, 1990
ISBN 0 19 827576 5

The New Select Committees, second edition
edited by Gavin Drewry
Oxford University Press, 1989
ISBN 0 19 822784 1

The Commons under Scrutiny
edited by Michael Ryle and Peter G Richards
Routledge, 1988
ISBN 0 415 01147 7
Google™ Books limited preview

The New Select Committees: A study of the 1979 Reforms
edited by Gavin Drewry
Oxford University Press, 1985
ISBN 0 19 822785 X

The Study of Parliament Group: The First Twenty-one Years
Dermot Englefield
Study of Parliament Group, 1985, £2
ISBN 0 9510485 0 3
You can read this publication here (except for the Appendices).
Preface and Foreword
Chapter 1: Beginnings
Chapter 2: Early years
Chapter 3: The second decade
Chapter 4: Conclusion

The House of Commons: Services and Facilities, 1972-1982
edited by Michael Rush
No. 614
Policy Studies Institute, 1983
ISBN 0 853 74221 9

The Commons Today [a revised edition of The Commons in the Seventies]
edited by Stuart A. Walkland and Michael Ryle
Fontana Paperbacks, 1981

Parliament and Economic Affairs in Britain, France, Italy and the Netherlands
edited by David Coombes and Stuart A. Walkland
Heinemann, 1980
(Part II: "Parliament and the Economy in Great Britain" is by members of the Group)

The House of Commons in the Twentieth Century
edited by Stuart A. Walkland
Oxford University Press, 1979
ISBN 0 19 827193 X

Westminster and Devolution
Prepared by members of the Study of Parliament Group
Vol. XLIV No. 579
Policy Studies Institute, 1978

The Commons in the Seventies
edited by Stuart A. Walkland and Michael Ryle
Fontana, 1977
ISBN 0 006 34497 6

Specialist Committees in the British Parliament: the experience of a decade
by members of the Study of Parliament Group [edited by P. G. Richards]
Vol. XLII No. 564
Political and Economic Planning, 1976

The House of Commons Services and Facilities
edited by Michael Rush and Malcolm Shaw
for Political and Economic Planning and the Study of Parliament Group
Allen and Unwin, 1974

Parliamentary Scrutiny of Government Bills
J. A. G. Griffith
for Political and Economic Planning and the Study of Parliament Group
Allen and Unwin, 1974
ISBN 0 04328 008 0

Westminster to Brussels: the significance for Parliament of Accession to the European Community
Political and Economic Planning in association with the Hansard Society and the Study of Parliament Group
[written by David Coombes, Max Beloff and Nevil Johnson]
PEP Broadsheet 540, 1973

Commission on the Constitution: Research Papers 5: Aspects of Parliamentary Reform
by members of the Study of Parliament Group
HMSO, 1973

The Member of Parliament and his information
Anthony Barker and Michael Rush
for Political and Economic Planning and the Study of Parliament Group
Allen and Unwin, 1970

The Commons in Transition
edited by A. Harry Hanson and Bernard Crick
Fontana, 1970

Reforming the Commons
by members of the Study of Parliament Group
Vol. XXXI No. 491
Political and Economic Planning, 1965

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Prepared by Simon Patrick, 8 May 2001 (last revised 3 September 2013)