Digital version of Erskine May's treatise on the Law, privileges .
Later he became the Clerk of the House, the Commons’ most senior official.
Catalogue number : Parliamentary Archives Book/3594
Catalogue number : Parliamentary Archives Book/3594. Though not the first guide to Parliamentary practice it received widespread acclaim and acceptance within parliamentary and public spheres. The treatise has become the authorative guide to parliamentary procedure and has helped shape Westminster politics and been influetial throughout the Commonwealth
Erskine May (full title: Erskine May: Parliamentary Practice, original title: A Treatise upon the Law, Privileges, Proceedings and Usage of Parliament).
Erskine May (full title: Erskine May: Parliamentary Practice, original title: A Treatise upon the Law, Privileges, Proceedings and Usage of Parliament) is a parliamentary authority originally written by British constitutional theorist and Clerk of the House of Commons, Thomas Erskine May. Erskine May is considered to be the most authoritative and influential work on parliamentary procedure and the constitutional conventions affecting Parliament which form a major part of the uncodified UK constitution.
May, Thomas Erskine, 1815-1886.
Top. American Libraries Canadian Libraries Universal Library Community Texts Project Gutenberg Biodiversity Heritage Library Children's Library. Halesowen Chronicle Newspaper Grenfell Support News Newspaper Wharf Newspaper Harlow Star Newspaper Mk News Newspaper Stourbridge Chronicle Newspaper Shepherds Bush Chronicle Newspaper. May, Thomas Erskine, 1815-1886. London : Butterworths.
Thomas Erskine May. C. Knight & Company, 1844 - 496 pages. Page 80 - That the freedom of speech and debates or proceedings in parliament ought not to be impeached or questioned in any court or place out of parliament. Appears in 910 books from 1689-2008
Thomas Erskine May. Appears in 910 books from 1689-2008.
Parliament, Parliamentary practice, Rules and practice; Places: Great Britain.
Erskine May', like 'Hansard', is a book recognised by its author's name much more readily than by its title; and .
Erskine May', like 'Hansard', is a book recognised by its author's name much more readily than by its title; and, also like Hansard, it is closely connected to the work of the British Houses of Parliament. Thomas Erskine May (1815–86), clerk to the House of Commons, began his working life as assistant to the House of Commons librarian, and familiarised himself with constitutional history and parliamentary procedure during a long and distinguished career
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The accused may have summonses issued for the attend- ance of witnesses on his behalf, and is entitled to make his full defence by counsel. which has been fitted up for that purpose. In the case of peers impeached of high treason, the House of Lords is presided over by the lord high steward, who is appointed by the Crown, on the address of their lordships ; but, at other times, by the lord chancellor or lord speaker of the House of Lords.