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from executive, 130“2 Stalker inquiry, 82
from judiciary, 124“30 Standards and Privileges Committee (HC),
sentencing, 107“10 554, 613
Welsh devolution, 223 Standards in Public Life Committee, 9, 510,
September 11 attacks, 754, 766 545, 554, 597
Serious Fraud Of¬ce, 407 standing
Sewel Convention, 213“14 Human Rights Act and, 276
shadow Cabinet, 595“6 judicial review, 276, 692“4
Sharpe, LJ, 567 standing committees
Shayler, Derek, 787 legislative procedure, 438“9
Shepherd, Richard, 535, 600 legislative scrutiny, 631“3
sheriffs, temporary sheriffs, 120“1, 211 procedures, 595“6, 633
Shipman, Harold, 670 Scottish, 202
ships, wartime, 460, 705“6 Standing Committee F, 583“4
Short, Clare, 379“80, 396, 467 state
Short, Edward, 534“5 concept, 10“11
Short money, 597 constitution and, 9“16
Sierra Leone, 584, 620 globalisation and, 16“21
silence, right of, 7, 730 government and, 12“16
Silver, A., 494“5 interests of the, 11“13
Simon of Glaisdale, Lord, 449 state liability. See Crown liability
Singapore, 18 statutes
single-sex couples, discrimination, 64“6 See also parliamentary sovereignty
slavery and forced labour, 740 commencement orders, 441
Slovakia, 219, 280, 292 constitutional statutes, 5, 70“1, 139“45
Slovenia, 280, 292 hierarchy, 142, 143“5, 334
Smith, A.T.H., 816 consultation, 435“6
Smith, John, 25 declarations of incompatibility with HRA,
Smith, Martin, 389“90, 394 63, 65, 272, 771
Smith, Roger, 634“5 effectiveness, 441“5
Smuts, Jan, 364 Explanatory Notes, 436
Social Fund, 481 framework Acts, 440“1
social security, discretionary powers, 95, 111 House of Lords powers, 46
Social Security Committee (HC), 443 interpretation. See statutory interpretation
Society for the Protection of the Unborn legislative process, 435“41
Child, 509 amendments, 631“2
Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders, committee stage, 438“9, 621“2
485 ¬rst readings, 438
Solicitor General, 368 House of Lords, 439
solicitors, right of access to, 730 obstacles, 439“40
South Africa, 48, 57, 180, 363, 364 pre-legislative scrutiny, 634
South Georgia, 48 report stage, 439
South Sandwich Islands, 48 scrutiny, 630“7
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second readings, 438 telephone tapping, 80“1, 269
third readings, 439 tenancies, Crown tenancies, 346“7, 352
˜usual channels™, 441, 594“5 terrorism. See counter-terrorism
parliamentary scrutiny, 630“7 tertiary rules, 473“9
post-legislative scrutiny, 444 thalidomide, 269
prerogative powers and, 469“72 Thatcher, Margaret
private members™ bills, 552, 600 Cabinet committees, 402
quasi-legislation and, 476“7 Cabinet management, 395“6, 397
Regulatory Impact Assessments, 436 constitutional reform, 23
sources, 435, 550 economic policy-making, 386, 389
supremacy, 40, 149 European Court of Justice and, 300
validity, 43“7 Falklands War, 465
statutory instruments. See delegated legislation GCHQ affair, 759
Statutory Instruments Committee (HL), 452 hereditary peerages, 163
statutory interpretation industrial relations, 549
consistency with EU law, 309, 312, 335“9 local government and, 30, 529
consistency with HRA, 63, 64“6 ministers, 371, 378“9, 382“3
defective drafting, 443“5 Next Steps agencies, 410
delegated legislation, 106 Of¬cial Secrets Act, 786
human rights and, 733“7 Pergau dam affair, 617
international law and, 42 Ponting affair, 368“9
Pepper v Hart, 129, 141, 443, 444 prime ministerial power, 386“7
presumptions, 657, 733“7 quango review, 413
purposive interpretation, 70, 337“8 resignation, 357, 397
radicalism, 66“74, 149 Spycatcher saga, 269
retrospective effect, 99 War Cabinet, 394
Stevens Report (2003), 82, 83 theatre censorship, 600
Stewart, John, 259 think tanks, 22, 543“4
Steyn, Lord, 67, 77, 115“16, 117, 370 Thomas, Graham, 394
Stock Exchange, 486 Thompson, Helen, 19“20
Stokes, Donald, 528 Thornton, Peter, 814
stop and search powers, 277, 482, 771 Timmermans, C., 306
Straw, Jack, 163 tobacco advertising, 284, 485“6
Study of Parliament Group, 632“3 Tomkins, Adam, 428
Styles, Scott, 443“4 tortious liability
sub judice rule, 129“30 breach of statutory duty, 715
subsidiarity, 39, 283, 284 Crown, 88“9, 354, 703, 707“8
Sunstein, Cass, 37 misfeasance in public life, 715“16
Supreme Court, 22, 125“6 public authorities, 711“16
˜sus™ law, 622 torture, degrading or inhuman treatment
suspension, 660 asylum-seekers, 746“50
Sweden, 180, 217, 280, 292, 623 Bill of Rights, 141
Switzerland, 180 Convention prohibition, 740
positive obligations to prevent, 746“50
Tant, A.P., 383 third party torture evidence, 731
taxation Trade and Industry Select Committee (HC),
extra-statutory concessions, 478 408“9, 618
HM Revenue and Customs, 79, 407, 629 trade unions
local government, 247 GCHQ affair, 395, 618, 689, 696“700, 759
parliamentary control, 140“1, 158, 166, 638 Labour Party and, 549
restitution, 709“10 Trades Union Congress, 485, 547, 550, 551,
state power, 19 603
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transparency. See open government Veitch, Scott, 217“18
Transport Committee (HC), 617 vicarious liability, Crown, 708
Treasury, 408, 409, 488 victims, HRA claims, 752
Treasury Committee (HC), 158, 159, 580, 587, Victoria, Queen, 162, 355
618, 621, 638, 640 Vile, M.J.C., 106“7, 133, 567
treaties voluntary agreements, 484“8
Ponsonby Rule, 164 voting. See elections
prerogative powers, 164, 465, 469
tribunals Wade, H.W.R.
accessibility, 719“20 Crown immunity, 91
accountability, 720“1 Factortame, 331, 332
Administrative Justice and Tribunal freedom of assembly, 802
Council, 723 parliamentary sovereignty, 54“6, 74, 334
administrative tribunals, 716“17 patriation of Canadian constitution, 171“5,
appeal against decisions, 723 177
appellate bodies, 717 renaissance of administrative law, 9
compliance with Convention Rights, 721 rule of law, 93
Council on Tribunals, 98, 718, 719. 720, Whig view, 700
721, 723 Wakeham Report (2000), 649, 650“1
features, 717 Wales
Franks Report (1957), 716, 717, 718, 719 devolution. See Welsh devolution
impartiality, 718“19 local government, 251
judicial review of decisions, 721“2 pre-devolution settlement, 219“20
legal representation, 720 Wales Of¬ce, 220, 222
Leggatt Report (2001), 717, 719, 720, Walker, Neil, 20“1, 244
722 Walkland, S.A., 448“9
openness, 718 Walters, Alan, 378“9
overview, 716“23 war
procedures, 720 civil liberties and, 134, 756“8, 763
public acceptability, 718 convention, 163“4
quality, 719 prerogative, 87, 163“4, 164, 465“7, 471“2
supervision, 722 war damage, 87“8
Tribunal Service, 722“3 warrants, legality, 78“80
Trident, 401 Warwick Agreement (2004), 549
Trimble, David, 68, 70, 240 Wass, Douglas, 391
Tully, James, 39 weights and measures, 143, 333
Turkey, 266, 280 Weimar Republic, 184
two-party system, 592, 599 Weller, Patrick, 396, 398“9
Welsh Affairs Committee (HC), 220
Ukraine, human rights, 266 Welsh devolution
Ulster Workers™ Council, 232 1978 proposals, 188
ultra vires doctrine, 148, 254, 256“9, 319, 1978 referendum, 536
656“8, 661 1997 referendum, 190, 536
Unger, R.M., 101 1998 settlement, 220“5
union state, UK as, 180“92 defects, 228
UNISON, 510 review, 191, 223“5
United States 2006 settlement, 29, 225“8
federalism, 180, 183 assessment, 244
Libyan bombing, 395 constitutional model, 366
separation of powers, 103, 591 Counsel General, 225
use of Constitution, 31 electoral system, 225“6
˜usual channels™, 441, 595, 596, 634 executive devolution, 221
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generally, 219“28 William and Mary, 55
Kilbrandon proposals, 188 Williams, David, 221, 222
National Assembly for Wales, 16, 221“2 Wilson, David, 253“4
Assembly Acts, 227 Wilson, Harold
Assembly Measures, 226“7 1974 minority government, 358, 363,
competence, 221“2 568“9
constitutional centrality, 16 collective responsibility, 383
electoral system, 523 Department of Economic Affairs, 385“6
¬xed terms, 365 devolution, 187, 219
origins, 532 EC referendum, 381
phases, 223 ECHR jurisdiction, 267
pre-devolution settlement, 219“20 resignation, 357
Richard Report (2004), 223“5, 226 special advisers, 426
Secretary of State for Wales, 219“20, 227 Spycatcher and, 777, 779
Welsh Ministers, 225 Wilson of Dinton, Lord, 156, 164, 397
Welsh Public Services Ombudsman, 629 Winetrobe, Barry, 214
West Lothian question, 214“15 women
Westland affair, 377“8, 395, 408“9, 618 MSPs, 217
Westphalia, Treaty of (1648), 19, 20 political parties, 540“1
Wheare, KC, 181, 183 voting rights, 35
Whig view, 700“1 Woodhouse, Diana, 10, 162, 581
Whips Woolf, Lord, 67, 118, 659
Chief Opposition Whip, 593 World Bank, 20
government Whips, 370 Wright, Peter, 369, 777, 779
of¬ces, 595
select committees and, 614“15 Yeung, Karen, 479
standing committees, 439 Young, Hugo, 387
whistleblowing, 423, 600, 782 Young of Graffham, Lord, 371
Whitlam, Gough, 361“2 young offenders, 107
Widdicombe Conventions, 159 Yugoslavia, 465
Widdicombe Report (1986), 159, 246, 259
William IV, 361 Zimbabwe, 49, 56

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