Further your research

Books

The Earl of Oxford and Asquith, 'Fifty years of British Parliament II' (Little Brown & Company, Boston, 1926)

Roy Jenkins, 'Mr Balfour's poodle' (William Heinemann, London, 1954)

John Wells, 'The House of Lords: from Saxon wargods to a modern senate' (Hodder & Stoughton, London, 1997)

Clement Attlee, 'As it happened' (William Heinemann, London, 1954)

Kenneth Harris, 'Attlee' (Weidenfeld & Nicolson, London, 1982)

John Field, 'The story of Parliament in the Palace of Westminster' (Politico's Publishing, London, 2002)

Tony Benn, 'Out of the wilderness: diaries 1963-67'(Hutchinson, London, 1987)

Tony Benn, 'Office without power: diaries 1968-72' (Hutchinson, London, 1988)

House of Lords Library Notes

House of Commons Library Standard Note

Richard Kelly, 'The Parliament Acts', House of Commons standard note SN/PC/675 (London, 2007). (PDF PDF 22 KB)