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Author Prosser, Tony, author.

Title The economic constitution / Tony Prosser
Published Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2014


Description 1 online resource
Contents Cover; The Economic Constitution; Copyright; Preface; Table of Contents; Table of Cases; AUSTRALIA; EUROPEAN COURT OF HUMAN RIGHTS; EUROPEAN COURT OF JUSTICE; GERMANY; UNITED KINGDOM; Table of European Legislation; TREATIES; REGULATIONS; DIRECTIVES; DECISIONS; Table of Statutes; Abbreviations; 1: Economic Constitutions; Government and economic management; Economic management and regulation; Techniques of government economic management; Economic constitutions; Different conceptions of the economic constitution; The European economic constitution; The institutional map; The normative approach
2: A Map of the InstitutionsThe major institutions of economic governance; HM Treasury; The Treasury, the financial crisis, and the Constitution; The Bank of England; The Financial Services Authority and the Financial Conduct Authority; Institutional interrelations and the tripartite system; The centre of government: the Cabinet Office; The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills; Arm's length bodies; Competition institutions; Office for Budget Responsibility; The UK Statistics Authority and the Office for National Statistics; HM Revenue & Customs; Executive agencies and related bodies
The UK Debt Management OfficeNational Savings & Investments; The Asset Protection Agency; UK Financial Investments Ltd; The Royal Mint; Infrastructure UK; The Shareholder Executive; Devolved Government; Local government; Scrutiny and accountability: an institutional introduction; Internal scrutiny; Audit and parliamentary scrutiny; The courts and administrative justice; Conclusion; 3: The International Context; The European Union; Enforcement and accountability; Taxation, borrowing, and the sovereign debt crisis; Monetary policy and the European Central Bank; EU competition law; State aid law
Public procurementEU regulation; The World Trade Organization and GATS; The Council of Europe and the European Convention on Human Rights; The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development; The World Bank and the International Monetary Fund; Conclusion; 4: 'Getting and Spending' 1: Taxation and Public Borrowing; Introduction; Taxation; UK constitutional principle; The European Union constitutional dimension; The European Convention on Human Rights; Policy-making and administration; HMRC law-making; Consultation and the 'New Approach'; Parliamentary scrutiny of administration
GrievancesJudicial review; Government borrowing; UK borrowing and its scrutiny; Government borrowing and the European Union; Private regulation: the credit rating agencies; Conclusions; 5: 'Getting and Spending' 2: Public Expenditure; Introduction; The Constitution: Parliament; The Constitution: the courts; Planning public expenditure; The Comprehensive Spending Review; The 2010 Spending Review; Scrutiny of the Spending Review; Determining public expenditure in Scotland; Audit and scrutiny of spending; The National Audit Office; The Public Accounts Committee; Resource accounting and budgeting
Summary This title examines the constitutional framework for management of the economy in the UK, including the effects of the 2008 financial crisis. It assesses the extent to which legal principles limit the policy choices available to government and the extent to which they permit a coherent approach to economic management across government
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from home page (viewed on March 19, 2014)
Subject Constitutional law -- Economic aspects -- Great Britain
LAW -- Constitutional.
LAW -- Public.
Constitutional law -- Economic aspects
Law - Non-U.S.
Law, Politics & Government.
Law - Great Britain.
Great Britain
Form Electronic book
Author Oxford University Press
ISBN 9780191747816