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What do we mean by parliamentary scrutiny of Brexit? A view from the House of Commons. / Thompson, Louise; Yong, Ben.

Brexit and Democracy: The Role of Parliaments in the UK and the European Union. Palgrave Macmillan Ltd, 2019. p. 22-49.

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Thompson, L & Yong, B 2019, What do we mean by parliamentary scrutiny of Brexit? A view from the House of Commons. in Brexit and Democracy: The Role of Parliaments in the UK and the European Union. Palgrave Macmillan Ltd, pp. 22-49. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-06043-5_2

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Thompson, L., & Yong, B. (2019). What do we mean by parliamentary scrutiny of Brexit? A view from the House of Commons. In Brexit and Democracy: The Role of Parliaments in the UK and the European Union (pp. 22-49). Palgrave Macmillan Ltd. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-06043-5_2

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Thompson L, Yong B. What do we mean by parliamentary scrutiny of Brexit? A view from the House of Commons. In Brexit and Democracy: The Role of Parliaments in the UK and the European Union. Palgrave Macmillan Ltd. 2019. p. 22-49 https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-06043-5_2

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Thompson, Louise ; Yong, Ben. / What do we mean by parliamentary scrutiny of Brexit? A view from the House of Commons. Brexit and Democracy: The Role of Parliaments in the UK and the European Union. Palgrave Macmillan Ltd, 2019. pp. 22-49

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