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Latest book

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

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Latest evidence

Procedure Committee: Fifth Report, Session 2016-17, HC 190
Authorising Government expenditure: steps to more effective scrutiny
Oral and written (and supplementary written) evidence by John McEldowney and Sir Stephen Laws

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Latest SPG papers

The Study of Parliament Group publishes on its website a range of research reports, seminar papers and other material generated as part of the Group’s various activities. These are papers that would not otherwise be in the public domain, but which the Group considers to be valuable contributions to public awareness of and discussion about the matters that fall within its objects.

The views expressed in these papers are those of their authors and do not represent the Group’s views on their subject matter. Users of the Group’s website who wish to contact the author(s) of any of its papers are invited to do so directly via the addresses given.

SPG Paper 3 (March 2014):
Alexander Horne
Is there a case for greater legislative involvement in the judicial appointments process? (PDF, 1,241kb)
ISBN 978 0 9510485 1 1

SPG Paper 2 (March 2011):
David Miers, Emeritus Professor of Law, Cardiff University
Law Making in Wales: A Measure of Devolution (PDF, 790kb)

SPG/Hansard Society joint paper (March 2010):
Robert Blackburn, Ruth Fox, Oonagh Gay, Lucinda Maer
Who Governs? Forming a coalition or a minority government in the event of a hung Parliament (PDF, 355kb)
ISBN 978 0900432 59 0

SPG Paper 1 (January 2010):
Alexander Horne, Home Affairs Research Section, House of Commons
The Changing Constitution: A Case for Judicial Confirmation Hearings? (PDF, 731kb)
With a foreword by Sir Ross Cranston FBA 

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Last updated: 17 June 2017