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Making Parliamentary Standing Committees Effective: Minimizing Systemic Constraints

  • A. T. M. Obaidullah
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Abstract

They believed in the principle that if the British authority over the Indian empire was to be sustained they would need an elite bureaucracy to man the top echelon of administration—civil and judicial services—and maintain close links with political authority at the centre and provinces and orchestrate them in such fashion that they work like machines (Houghton, 1913 cited in Ahmed, 1981). The British Prime Minister Lloyd George called them the ‘Steel-frame.’

Keywords

Committee oversight Systemic constraints Reorganization CS Wing Clustering Formation of core committee team 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. T. M. Obaidullah
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  1. 1.Public AdministrationUniversity of RajshahiDhakaBangladesh

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