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Institutional Practice and Memory - Parliamentary People, Records and Histories: Essays in Honour of Sir John Sainty

Institutional Practice and Memory - Parliamentary People, Records and Histories: Essays in Honour of Sir John Sainty

Clyve Jones

ISBN: 978-1-118-52198-4

Feb 2013

302 pages

Select type: Paperback

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$39.95

Description

Honouring the contribution made to British parliamentary history by one of its most celebrated administrators, this festschrift for Sir John Sainty, who served as clerk of the parliaments from 1983–1990, features an unrivalled selection of specialist essays on the administrative procedures of Britain’s legislature.

  • Includes detailed and highly specialized research on the British parliament’s administrative procedures
  • Features revealing essays on renowned parliamentary functionaries including Inigo Jones
  • Collects a wealth of new learning culled from the archives of parliament
  • Covers the detail of key proposals for parliamentary reform in the ‘post-revolution administration’