British Government and the Constitution: Text, Cases, and Materials
Now in its fourth edition, British Government and the Consititution brings the reader fully up to date in light of key developments in case law and legislation. The new edition of this study examines the Human Rights Act 1998, devolution in Scotland and Wales, Freedom of Information and electoral reform proposals. The book contains carefully selected materials, making it an essential reference source for students of politics and law. The explanatory narrative offers the reader commentary on the range of materials extracted, as well as indicating points of further reading.
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