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Of crises, constitutionalism and irresponsible advisers

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Permanent private secretaries to the monarch are not elected, nor are they chosen on civil service criteria. They also have no formal legal training, despite the fact that their advice can be vital during constitutional crises. We test Ivor Jennings's claim that private secretaries serve as ‘irresponsible advisers’ to the Crown, who may have influence in political disputes, and whether that influence may serve political interests. Four case studies include the Home Rule crisis, 1910–14; Edwar...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1111/1467-923X.12985

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University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
Politics & Int Relations
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
Politics & Int Relations
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Publisher:
Wiley
Journal:
Political Quarterly More from this journal
Volume:
92
Issue:
2
Pages:
331-342
Publication date:
2021-03-29
Acceptance date:
2021-03-01
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1467-923X
ISSN:
0032-3179
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English
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1168107
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pubs:1168107
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2021-03-16

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