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Video: Interview with Meg Russell on 'The Contemporary House of Lords: Westminster Bicameralism Revived'

18 July 2013


Meg Russell, Deputy Director of the Constitution Unit discusses her new book about the House of Lords, 'The Contemporary House of Lords: Westminster Bicameralism Revived.'


For further details about the book, see: www.ucl.ac.uk/constitution-unit/research/parliament/house-of-lords/the-contemporary-house-of-lords/


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