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The choice of the speaker in Australian parliaments

Bolton, G. (1962) The choice of the speaker in Australian parliaments. Parliamentary Affairs, 15 (3). pp. 355-364.

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Parliamentary traditions nurtured at Westminster, even the most respected of them, have not always survived transportation overseas. The legislature s o f Canada, Australia and New Zealand - to go no further than those members of the Commonwealth classed by Mr. Menzies as the "Crown Dominions " - in a century of self government have modified not a few of the practices and attitude s taken for granted in the British House of Commons . One such shift in outlook has affected the office of Speaker…

Item Type: Journal Article
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Copyright: 1962 Hansard Society
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