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agreement to differ of 1975 and its effect on ministerial responsibility.

Arthur Silkin

agreement to differ of 1975 and its effect on ministerial responsibility.

by Arthur Silkin

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Published by Blackwell in Oxford .
Written in English


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Photocopy of: Political quarterly, vol.48, (1977), pp.65-77.

Other titlesPolitical quarterly.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14800918M

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THE “AGREEMENT TO DIFFER” OF AND ITS EFFECT ON MINISTERIAL RESPONSIBILITY. ARTHUR SILKIN *The author retired from the Civil Service in August During –76 he lectured in Public Administration at the Civil Service College.

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