In a hung Parliament, the Queen’s task is to endorse choices made by politicians – The Times

Posted April 29th, 2010 in news by sally

“The British constitution, Lord Bryce once said, ‘works by a body of understandings which no writer can formulate’. But these ‘understandings’, insofar as they relate to a hung Parliament, have now been formulated in a Cabinet Office manual produced under the aegis of the Cabinet Secretary, Sir Gus O’Donnell. I was involved in helping to draw it up.”

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The Times, 29th April 2010