Offices and Ceremonies: Further reading

Books


Philip Laundy ‘The Office of the Speaker’ (London, Cassell, 1964)

Diana Woodhouse ‘The Office of Lord Chancellor’ (London, Hart,2001)

Peter Thorne, ‘Ceremonial and the Mace in the House of Commons’ (London, HMSO, 1980)

Philip Marsden, ‘The officers of the Commons, 1363-1965’ (London, Barrie and Rockliff, 1966)

John Field, ‘The Story of Parliament: In the Palace of Westminster’ (London, Third Millenium Information, 2012)

Web links to online sources


Lords Library Note on Ceremonial in the House of Lords
http://www.parliament.uk/briefing-papers/LLN-2010-007

History of the House of Lords
http://www.parliament.uk/documents/lords-information-office/lords-briefing-papers/15840HoLBriefing-history.pdf (PDF PDF 366 KB)

Speaker's pages
http://www.parliament.uk/business/commons/the-speaker/

Commons Rules and Customs:
http://www.parliament.uk/about/how/role/customs/

Commons Library briefing paper on lyings-in-state
www.parliament.uk/briefing-papers/SN01735.pdf

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