The President, Congress, and Legislation
This book discusses the structure of the State and the functions of several organs of British government. The book consists of 15 chapters about the classification of constitutions, salient features of the English constitution, the formal executive which is the Crown, the political executives which are the Cabinet, the Prime Minister, and the Crown, the permanent executives which are the civil service, and the government departments, the origins and early history of the House of Lords as the legislature, the modern history of the House of Lords, the House of Commons as the legislature, the House of Commons under the Tudors and Stuarts, the House of Common since the Revolution, the parliamentary procedure in the process of legislation, rural local government, urban local government, the Courts of Law and the liberty of the subject in the judiciary, and dominions, colonies, and dependencies in the State and the Empire. This book is suitable for research on the structure of British government during the 1940s.
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