By Samuel Berlinski,Torun Dewan,Keith Dowding

Accounting for Ministers makes use of the instruments of recent political technological know-how to examine the criteria which be certain the fortunes of cupboard ministers. using service provider thought, it describes cupboard govt as a process of incentives for top ministerial and parliamentary rule. The authors use a distinct dataset of ministers from 1945 to 2007 to ascertain the structural and person features that bring about the choice and sturdiness of ministers. delicate to historic context, it describes the original gains of other major Ministers and the types of concerns and scandals that bring about the pressured go out of ministers. The authors determine the structural elements that make certain ministerial functionality and tenure, seeing resignation calls as functionality signs. Probing the character of person and collective accountability inside of Westminster kinds of executive, its rigorous research presents strong new insights into the character of cupboard government.

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