Under the Scott-Light: British Government Seen Through the Scott Report

Under the Scott-Light: British Government Seen Through the Scott Report




The five-volume Scott Report in Arms to Iraq was remarkable in that entailed a lengthy investigation into all three branches of British government. In this study, distinguished experts carefully examine the report and contribute incisive insights into the people, processes, and policy considerations involved.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780199222780
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date: 07/28/1997
Series: Hansard Society Series in Politics and Government Series , #5
Pages: 208
Product dimensions: 6.13(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.42(d)

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University of Liverpool

University of Liverpool

Table of Contents

Introduction, Brian Thompson
The Inquiry Procedures, Tony Barker
Media Coverage, Ralph Negrine
Publication and Reception, Fred Ridley
Arms Trade
Public Interest Immunity, Ian Leigh
Parliamentary Investigatory Techniques, Philip Giddings
Secret Service, Adam Tomkins
Open Government/Freedom of Information, Pat Birkinshaw
Ministers and Officials*, Gavin Drewry
Public Service Ethics*, Barry O'Toole
Truth-Telling and Face-Saving, Alan Doig
The Attorney General, Diana Woodhouse
Government Coordination, Sue Richards
Public Perception of Government, Patrick Dunleavy and Stuart Weir
Judges as Troubleshooters, Brian Thompson
Significance of the Report, Vernon Bogdanor
* These essays may change

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