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David Starkey on the role of Parliament

Is Parliament a check on the executive or its enabler?

Artillery Row

Is Parliament’s role to be a check on government (as John Bercow believed) or a means of government (as Boris Johnson expects)? In this week’s Critic podcast Professor David Starkey distills 750 years of parliamentary history to challenge the notion of a constitutional separation of powers. David’s latest article can be found by clicking here.

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