Tag Archive for New Zealand

Welcome to our New Zealand readers

Lord Norton

Thanks to kiwiblog, as well as roarprawn and Alf Grumble, we have attracted a fair amount of traffic from New Zealand as well as apparently generating a little internal debate there.  I hope our New Zealand readers will become regular followers, adding to our international readership.

The Westminster system of government

Lord Norton

I spoke yesterday to a Commonwealth Parliamentary Association seminar which brought together more than sixty parliamentarians and officials from a large number of Commonwealth countries.  My task was to open with a paper on the Westminster system of government.   This is actually quite a challenging exercise.  The Westminster Parliament and the Westminster system of government are…