6.5 Bills and the Scottish Parliament
Many aspects of the law in Scotland are different from those of England and Wales. Centuries of development and growth have been influenced by factors unique to Scotland, resulting in a legal system that is distinct from those of its neighbours. This unit explores the legal history of Scotland, the Scottish Parliament and its relationship with the UK Parliament.
Author(s): The Open University

License information
Related content

Except for third party materials and otherwise stated (see http://www.open.ac.uk/conditions terms and conditions), this content is made available under a http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2

8 Reading an Act of the Scottish Parliament
Many aspects of the law in Scotland are different from those of England and Wales. Centuries of development and growth have been influenced by factors unique to Scotland, resulting in a legal system that is distinct from those of its neighbours. This unit explores the legal history of Scotland, the Scottish Parliament and its relationship with the UK Parliament.
Author(s): The Open University

License information
Related content

Except for third party materials and otherwise stated (see http://www.open.ac.uk/conditions terms and conditions), this content is made available under a http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2

9 Where do the ideas for an Act of Parliament come from?
Many aspects of the law in Scotland are different from those of England and Wales. Centuries of development and growth have been influenced by factors unique to Scotland, resulting in a legal system that is distinct from those of its neighbours. This unit explores the legal history of Scotland, the Scottish Parliament and its relationship with the UK Parliament.
Author(s): The Open University

License information
Related content

Except for third party materials and otherwise stated (see http://www.open.ac.uk/conditions terms and conditions), this content is made available under a http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2

The European Parliament
This unit will give you a basic understanding of EU law and the interaction between EU and domestic law. It will provide a brief explanation of the European Convention on Human Rights and other European legislation, as well as the background to such institutions as the European Council, the European Commission, the European Parliament and the European Court of Justice.
Author(s): The Open University

License information
Related content

Except for third party materials and otherwise stated (see http://www.open.ac.uk/conditions terms and conditions), this content is made available under a http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2

3.5 The Short Parliament and the early months of the Long Parliament
From Catholic rebellion to Civil War, what happened during the latter years of the reign of Charles I that caused people to take up arms against their fellow citizens? This unit looks at the background of the wars between England, Scotland and Ireland and how the king’s actions led to the rift between royalists and parliamentarians.
Author(s): The Open University

License information
Related content

Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution - NonCommercial-ShareAlike 2.0 Licence - see http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/ - Original copyright The Open University

The Houses of Parliament
How are rules made and who can influence this procedure? This unit will introduce you to the rule-making processes in of the UK Houses of Parliament in Westminster. You will examine how laws are enacted and how it is possible for unelected bodies and people to influence the content of such laws.
Author(s): The Open University

License information
Related content

Except for third party materials and otherwise stated (see http://www.open.ac.uk/conditions terms and conditions), this content is made available under a http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2

Reading an Act of Parliament
How are rules made and who can influence this procedure? This unit will introduce you to the rule-making processes in of the UK Houses of Parliament in Westminster. You will examine how laws are enacted and how it is possible for unelected bodies and people to influence the content of such laws.
Author(s): The Open University

License information
Related content

Except for third party materials and otherwise stated (see http://www.open.ac.uk/conditions terms and conditions), this content is made available under a http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2

1.4 Wilberforce in Parliament
William Wilberforce, the politician and religious writer, was instrumental in the abolition of slavery in Britain in 1807. This unit explores Wilberforce’s career and writings and assesses their historical significance. In particular it examines the contribution that Evangelicalism, the religious tradition to which Wilberforce belonged, made in the transitions between the Enlightenment and Romanticism. Throughout it relates Wilberforce’s career and writings to wider social and cultural devel
Author(s): The Open University

License information
Related content

Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution - NonCommercial-ShareAlike 2.0 Licence - see http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/ - Original copyright The Open University

Parliament Rolls of Medieval England
Transcriptions from the manuscript rolls of all parliaments which survive for the period 1275 to 1504. The transcriptions - in Latin, Anglo-Norman or Middle English - are presented in parallel with a modern English translation. There is also a description of each parliament of the period, including for those of which no roll survives.
Author(s): No creator set

License information
Related content

European Conservatives and Reformists Group in the European Parliament
This is the official website of the European Conservatives and Reformists Group in the European Parliament. The ECR was formed in July 2009, and its website provides information on its aims, membership, policies and activities in the European Parliament. It includes press releases, lists of MEPS, video and text transcripts of recent speeches, online broadcasts and interviews and the full text of recent policy documents and manifestos (including European parliament election manifestos). There are
Author(s): No creator set

License information
Related content

Parliament of South Africa
The Parliament of South Africa website contains detailed information on the role and workings of both the National Assembly and the National Council of Provinces. It offers the full-text of the constitution and the complete Hansard parliamentary proceedings for both chambers from 1994 onwards. Also offered is the current weekly parliamentary diary and schedule. Additional features of the site are a listing of members of parliament, and membership of parliamentary committees and links to the home
Author(s): No creator set

License information
Related content

How Does Parliament Handle the Ethical Issues Raised by Scientific Advances?
Rt Hon John Gummer : Course
Author(s): No creator set

License information
Related content

3.3 Members of the UK Parliament
The law is an interesting and lively subject that touches upon all aspects of everyday life. But how are laws in the UK made and who makes them? This unit will introduce you to the key players in law making in the UK and provide some helpful tips on study techniques.
Author(s): The Open University

License information
Related content

Except for third party materials and otherwise stated (see http://www.open.ac.uk/conditions terms and conditions), this content is made available under a http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2

3.1 Statutes and Acts of the UK Parliament
The law is an interesting and lively subject that touches upon all aspects of everyday life. But how are laws in the UK made and who makes them? This unit will introduce you to the key players in law making in the UK and provide some helpful tips on study techniques.
Author(s): The Open University

License information
Related content

Except for third party materials and otherwise stated (see http://www.open.ac.uk/conditions terms and conditions), this content is made available under a http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2

CIS: Canada and NATO: Mr Justin Massie, PhD Candidate - The Domestic Politics of the Afghan Engageme
Oxford Pearson Seminar 1: Canada, NATO and Transatlanticism
Author(s): Justin Massie

License information
Related content

Rights not set

Parliament: hung, drawn and quartered?
 The City has warned a hung parliament could spell further trouble for the economy, but would it be such a bad thing?

Cross Bench Peer, Lord David Ownen, talks to the Podcast about his feelings on the subject and why a hung parliament is almost needed at time of crisis.

He also explains why he's concerned that the politicians have yet to be fully open about the extent of the economic crisis.Author(s): No creator set

Rebuilding parliament
 Will there be reform in Parliament or will the election put the process on hold? Reformer and Shadow Business Secretary the Rt Hon Kenneth Clarke, looks ahead to the election and weighs up possible outcomes.

Mr Clarke was recently at the University to speak in the Centre for British Politics' Spring Seminar Series

www.nottingham.ac.uk/politics/cbp
Author(s): No creator set

License information
Related content

Academe & Parliament: Can Universities influence national policy?
 Lord Richard Best OBE

As part of the Dean’s Lecture Series, The University of Nottingham Graduate School presented a lecture by University alumnus, former Director of the Joseph Rowntree Foundation and Joseph Rowntree Housing Trust Lord Richard Best OBE.

Lord Richard Best talks about ways in which academics and researchers can influence government policy and how the Rowntree Foundation approaches i
Author(s): No creator set

License information
Related content

Parliament in Crisis
Professor Mark Knights chairs a podcast discussion on Parliament in Crisis, 1832 and 2009 with Dr Joe Hardwick and Dr Sarah Richardson.
Author(s): No creator set

License information
Related content

Last train to Penzance

The National Archives UK posted a photo:

Last train to Penzance

Description: "Photograph of train on Great Western Railway leaving Paddington Station, May 20th 1892 at 10.15 am, being the last Br
Author(s): nobody@flickr.com (The National Archives UK)

License information
Related content

http://www.flickr.com/commons/usage/