Debates on the Floor

  • Anthony King
  • Anne Sloman


Parliament isn’t only a talking-shop, as we’ve tried to show in some of the programmes in this series, but it is at least a talking-shop. After all, the word Parliament itself — ‘Parlement’ in French — originally meant speaking or talking or conversing. And most people, when they think of Parliament, probably have mainly in mind the debates that go on there.


Safety Valve Good Speech Liberal Party Standing Committee Persuasive Power 
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© Anthony King and Anne Sloman 1973

Authors and Affiliations

  • Anthony King
    • 1
  • Anne Sloman
    • 2
  1. 1.University of EssexUK
  2. 2.B.B.C.UK

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