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Biographical note (2012)
Book Chapter
Lord Norton of Louth, P. (2012). Biographical note. Enoch at 100: a re-evaluation of the life, politics and philosophy of Enoch Powell, xxv - xxix. Biteback Publishing

Effective Capacity Building: The Capacity to Do What? (2012)
Journal Article
Lord Norton of Louth, P. (2012). Effective Capacity Building: The Capacity to Do What?. Parliamentary affairs, 65(3), 520-528. doi:10.1093/pa/gss015

This volume addresses an important subject, one that is too often neglected in the scholarly study of legislatures. I begin by addressing the premise of the volume: that is, that capacity building matters. Why does it matter? It matters because legis... Read More about Effective Capacity Building: The Capacity to Do What?.

Speaking for the people: a conservative narrative of democracy (2012)
Journal Article
Norton, P. (2012). Speaking for the people: a conservative narrative of democracy. Policy studies : the journal of the Policy Studies Institute, 33(2), 121-132. doi:10.1080/01442872.2011.637328

A Conservative accepts that democracy entails government by and (especially) for the people, but what constitutes the people is seen not in narrow but in expansive terms: the people are not confined to those who constitute a present transient majorit... Read More about Speaking for the people: a conservative narrative of democracy.

'Thatcher, 1975-9' (2012)
Book Chapter
Lord Norton of Louth, P. (2012). 'Thatcher, 1975-9'. Leaders of the Opposition from Churchill to Cameron, 97 - 108. Palgrave Macmillan

Coalition cohesion (2012)
Book Chapter
Lord Norton of Louth, P. (2012). Coalition cohesion. Cameron and the Conservatives: The transition to coalition government, 181 - 193. Palgrave Macmillan

Divided loyalties: The European Communities Act 1972 (2011)
Journal Article
Lord Norton of Louth, P. (2011). Divided loyalties: The European Communities Act 1972. Parliamentary History, 30(1), 53-64. doi:10.1111/j.1750-0206.2010.00242.x

UK membership of the European Communities (EC) was prompted by economic and political factors. It represented a novel constitutional departure; one that was contested. The proposal for membership created divisions between, and within, both main parti... Read More about Divided loyalties: The European Communities Act 1972.

Introduction: A century of change (2011)
Journal Article
Norton, P. (2011). Introduction: A century of change. Parliamentary History, 30(1), 1-18. doi:10.1111/j.1750-0206.2010.00240.x

With the United Kingdom lacking a codified constitution, there has been no extraordinary formal mechanism for amending the provisions of the constitution. Change has been achieved through parliament. The century since the passage of the Parliament Ac... Read More about Introduction: A century of change.

The Englishness of Westminster (2011)
Book Chapter
Lord Norton of Louth, P. (2011). The Englishness of Westminster. These Englands: a conversation on national identity, 174 - 192. Manchester University Press

Politics UK (2010)
Book
(2010). Politics UK

Politics UK is an indispensible introduction to British politics,providing a thorough and accessible overview of the institutions and processes of British government, a good grounding in British political history, and an incisive introduction to the... Read More about Politics UK.

The British Polity (2010)
Book
(2010). The British Polity

Offering an insider's analysis, Philip Norton examines the debates surrounding Britain's political history and culture, constitution, parties and elections, branches of government, media, and relations with the European Union. Throughout, The British... Read More about The British Polity.

The politics of coalition (2010)
Book Chapter
Lord Norton of Louth, P. (2010). The politics of coalition. Britain at the Polls 2010, 242 - 265. Sage

La nature du controle parlementaire (2010)
Journal Article
Norton, P. (2010). La nature du controle parlementaire. Pouvoirs, 5-22. doi:10.3917/pouv.134.0005

Cet article analyse les rapports entre le législatif et l’exécutif en s’intéressant en particulier à la capacité du législatif d’examiner et de contrôler le travail de l’exécutif. Il propose une définition du législatif et discute les caractéristique... Read More about La nature du controle parlementaire.