ABSTRACT

This book looks at the effectiveness of the 1999 restructuring of the UK through the establishment of the Scottish Parliament and the Assemblies for Northern Ireland and Wales, considering the process of devolution and its consequences on the key mechanisms of accounting and democratic accountability. Many of the chapters in this book examine wheth

chapter 1|7 pages

Introduction

ByMAHMOUD EZZAMEL, NOEL HYNDMAN, ÅGE JOHNSEN, IRVINE LAPSLEY

chapter 2|10 pages

The Westminster model of government: Challenges and tensions

ByANDREW GAMBLE, IRVINE LAPSLEY

chapter 3|20 pages

The process of devolution in the UK

BySIMONA SCARPARO

chapter 4|17 pages

Accountability in the UK devolved parliament and assemblies

BySIMONA SCARPARO

chapter 5|19 pages

Accounting and democratic accountability in Northern Ireland

ByNOEL HYNDMAN

chapter 6|18 pages

Accounting and democratic accountability in Scotland

ByIRVINE LAPSLEY, ARTHUR MIDWINTER

chapter 7|17 pages

Accounting and democratic accountability in Wales

ByMAHMOUD EZZAMEL

chapter 8|25 pages

Financial management and democratic accountability: Lessons from New Zealand

ByJONATHAN BOSTON, CHRIS EICHBAUM

chapter 9|18 pages

Accounting and democratic accountability in Norway

ByÅGE JOHNSEN

chapter 10|11 pages

State government budgeting in the United States: Choices within constraints

ByCHRISTOPHER G. REDDICK

chapter 11|12 pages

Conclusion: Accounting, devolution and democratic accountability

ByMAHMOUD EZZAMEL, NOEL HYNDMAN, ÅGE JOHNSEN, IRVINE LAPSLEY