Comparing Westminster explores how the governmental elites in Australia, Britain, Canada, New Zealand, and South Africa understand their Westminster system. It examines in detail four interrelated features of Westminster systems. Firstly, the increasing centralisation in collective, responsible cabinet government. Second, the constitutional convention of ministerial and collective responsibility. Third, the role of a professional, non-partisan public service. And finally, parliament's relationship to the executive. The ...

Comparing Westminster 2011, Oxford University Press, Oxford

ISBN-13: 9780199695584


Comparing Westminster 2009, Oxford University Press, USA, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780199563494