Honouring the contribution made to British parliamentary history by one of its most celebrated administrators, this festschrift for Sir John Sainty, who served as clerk of the parliaments from 1983-1990, features an unrivalled selection of specialist essays on the administrative procedures of Britain's legislature.
- Includes detailed and highly specialized research on the British parliament's administrative procedures
- Features revealing essays on renowned parliamentary functionaries including Inigo Jones
- Collects a wealth of new learning culled from the archives of parliament
- Covers the detail of key proposals for parliamentary reform in the 'post-revolution administration'