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Comparing Devolved Governance, by D. Birrell

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Comparing Devolved Governance, by D. Birrell
Language
eng
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Literary form
non fiction
Main title
Comparing Devolved Governance
Medium
electronic resource
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Oclc number
827148937
Responsibility statement
by D. Birrell
Summary
Examines recent evidence of a growing symmetry in the operation of devolution in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. This book makes one of the first systematic and detailed comparisons of the operation of the devolved institutions and machinery of governance. It uses a comparative approach to explore the key workings of government
Table of contents
Introduction -- Powers and resources -- Executive government -- Parliament and assemblies and their legislative role -- Scrutiny role of parliament and assemblies -- The civil service and central administration -- Quangos and delegated governance -- Local government -- Intergovernmental and external relations -- Conclusions

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