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Document type:
Zeitschriftenaufsatz 
Author(s):
Mello, P.A. 
Title:
Curbing the Royal Prerogative to Use Military Force: The British House of Commons and the Conflicts in Libya and Syria 
Abstract:
To what extent does political practice under the British Conservative-Liberal Democrat coalition (2010–2015) reflect a ‘parliamentary prerogative’? From a formal-institutional point of view one should not expect substantial parliamentary influence in Britain. Yet recent developments suggest the emergence of a new convention. Examining parliamentary debates during the run-up to the votes on Libya and Syria, this contribution shows that the scope and contents of this convention remain contested. S...    »
 
Keywords:
Constitutional convention; legislative–executive relations; military intervention; parliamentary war powers; prerogative powers 
Journal title:
West European Politics 
Year:
2017 
Journal volume:
40 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
80-100