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The House of Lords 1911-2011 : a century of non-reform / Chris Ballinger.

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Author/Creator:
Ballinger, Chris, 1977- author.
Language:
English.
Publication date:
2012
Copyright date:
2012
Publication:
Oxford ; Portland, Oregon : Hart Publishing, 2012.
Copyright notice:
©2012
Format:
  • Book
  • xi, 249 pages ; 24 cm.
Bibliography:
Includes bibliographical references (pages [225]-239) and index.
Contents:
  • Introduction: Reform and non-reform
  • Veto limitation over reform : the Parliament Act 1911
  • "The battle is over" : House of Lords reform, 1917-1945
  • A pre-emptive strike : the Parliament Act 1949
  • Diluting the hereditary principle? : the Life Peerages Act 1958
  • "The Wedgwood Benn enabling bill" : the Peerage Act 1963
  • Adding to Wilson's strife : the Inter-Party Conference and the Parliament (No 2) Bill (1968-69)
  • Stage one of two? : the House of Lords Act 1999
  • The long stage two : the Wakeham Commission and beyond
  • Reasons for reform and non-reform.
Series:
Hart studies in constitutional law ; v. 1.
Subjects:
ISBN:
9781849462891
1849462895

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