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Parliamentary oversight tools

Riccardo Pelizzo

Parliamentary oversight tools

a comparative analysis

by Riccardo Pelizzo

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Published by Routledge in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Comparative government,
  • Legislative oversight,
  • Government accountability,
  • Political corruption,
  • Executive-legislative relations,
  • Prevention

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementRiccardo Pelizzo and Frederick Stapenhurst
    SeriesRoutledge research in comparative politics -- 45
    ContributionsStapenhurst, Frederick
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJF229 .P36 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24885718M
    ISBN 109780415615716, 9780203151228
    LC Control Number2011024004

    Parliamentary oversight is a key determinant of corruption levels. This article presents research findings on parliamentary oversight in two Caribbean countries: Trinidad & Tobago and Grenada. In most text books that one opens on local. government in South Africa, one finds. of parliamentary oversight tools, whereas. Pelizzo and Stapenhurst () collected.

    Tools for parliamentary oversight: A comparative study of 88 national parliaments. the book presents a new examination of oversight tools and discusses the conditions under which such tools. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xi, pages: illustrations ; 23 cm. Contents: Introduction --Theoretical foundations of legislative oversight --Legisaltive oversight tools --Legislative oversight and the quality of democracy --Legislative oversight and corruption --Legislative oversight in Ghana --A strategic interaction model.

    By considering parliament’s role and highlighting oversight tools and mechanisms with enabling and contextual factors, the Parliamentary Oversight Capacity Index (POCI) measures cross-national. Genre/Form: Electronic books: Additional Physical Format: Print version: Pelizzo, Riccardo. Parliamentary oversight tools. Abingdon, Oxon ; New York: Routledge,


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The result of a 9-year collaboration between the authors, this book draws from the findings of survey data collected by the World Bank Institute and the Inter-Parliamentary Union. 6 Tools for parliamentary oversight Foreword There can be no democratic system of government without transparency and accountability.

The primary responsibility in this fi eld falls squarely on the shoulders of parliament. Through its core oversight function, parliament holds the government to account on behalf of the people, ensuring that File Size: 1MB. Parliamentary Oversight Tools. DOI link for Parliamentary Oversight Tools.

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Request PDF | Parliamentary oversight tools: A comparative analysis | This book investigates Parliaments’ capacity to oversee government activities, policies and expenditures.

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Edition 1st Edition. First Published eBook Published 17 June Pub. TOOLS FOR PARLIAMENTARY OVERSIGHT. Parliamentary oversight is a multi-faceted activity. Tools for parliamentary oversight examines the mechanisms and processes used in oversight activities.

It identifies and analyzes the tools that are commonly found in plenary and in committee work, where detailed scrutiny of governmental policies can often be carried out most effectively. The period allows for a year review of oversight of defence, inclusive of four full parliamentary terms.

Evidence was collected on parliamentary debates, questions, special inquiries, oversight visits and the use of external audits as oversight tools. Results: The article found that tools were used with varying degrees of success. The parliamentary oversight function is one of the cornerstones of democracy.

Oversight is a means for holding the executive accountable for its actions and for ensuring that it implements policies in accordance with the laws and budget passed by the parliament.

Aside from the provision of oversight tools, this framework should provide for. this end, the issue of the possible tools of parliamentary oversight that available to the House of Peoples Representative and the factors affecting parliamentary oversight in Ethiopia also to be dealt.

The FDRE constitution empowers the House of Peoples Representative to call and question any government officials including the PM and may take. conducts oversight; it seeks to improve existing tools of Parliamentary Oversight, streamline components of the new oversight model with existing components, and enhance Parliament’s capacity to fulfil its oversight function, in line with Parliament’s new strategic direction.

Parliamentary oversight: A self-assessment toolkit report, parliament should be able to develop or revise a roadmap for reform, a strategic plan or plan of action, with concrete objectives, indicators, and deadlines. One segment of that parliamentary planning document can be dedicated to strengthening the administrative capacity to support.

In most countries, parliament has the constitutional mandate to both oversee and hold government to account. In light of the increased focus on good governance, academics and legislative strengthening practitioners are re-examining parliament's oversight function with a view to increasing public financial accountability, curbing corruption, and contributing to poverty reduction.

In order to ensure parliamentary oversight, parliamentarians should encourage regional chapters to consider adapting the GOPAC global position statement and its handbook on parliamentary oversight to better tailor these tools to regional and national needs. Parliaments should consider undertaking internal and external measures as follows.

Utilising a comparative approach, the book presents a new examination of oversight tools and discusses the conditions under which such tools are employed effectively. The result of a 9-year collaboration between the authors, this book draws from the findings of survey data collected by the World Bank Institute and the Inter-Parliamentary Union.

A more comprehensive discussion on parliamentary oversight can be found in Parliament and Democracy in the Twenty-first Century: A Guide to Good Practice (Geneva, Inter-Parliamentary. 3 H.

Bochel, A. Defty, and J. Kirkpatrick, Watching the Watchers: Parliament and the Intelligence Ser ; 2 This chapter seeks to offer some perspective on the potential approaches and pitfalls in establishing intelligence oversight by drawing on research on the current arrangements for the oversight of the intelligence and security agencies by the United Kingdom Parliament.

3 It provides a. Utilising a comparative approach, the book presents a new examination of oversight tools and discusses the conditions under which such tools are employed effectively. The result of a 9-year collaboration between the authors, this book draws from the findings of survey data collected by the World Bank Institute and the Inter-Parliamentary Union Brand: Taylor And Francis.

About Parliamentary Oversight of the Executives. diluting the influence of parliament. This book plots this trend in parliaments across Europe, to illustrate points of convergence and divergence. In so doing, it suggest tools and methods that parliaments can develop to bolster their crucial oversight role.

Results: The article found that tools were used with varying degrees of success. Results for research on each oversight tool is discussed. Conclusion: Based on evidence on the use of oversight tools, this article concludes that over a year period there was a declining trajectory in parliamentary oversight of the defence portfolio.

The authors find that oversight potential is greatly affected by the form of government, per capita income levels, and levels of democracy. Countries with parliamentary forms of government, higher income levels, and which are more democratic have a greater number of oversight tools and greater oversight .Global Parliamentary Report —Parliamentary oversight: Parliament's power to hold government to account The critical function of parliaments to hold governments responsible for their actions and decisions is the focus of the Global Parliamentary Reportpublished jointly by the IPU and UNDP.InPelizzo and Stapenbhurst noted in their Parliamentary Oversight Tools that the effectiveness with which legislatures perform their oversight function depends on the oversight tools that are at the disposal of legislatures, on the presence/absence of relevant contextual conditions and on the political will to exercise legislative oversight effectively.