April 2001


19 Apr 2001

Transcript of a speech by The Rt. Hon. Chris Patten, CH, Member of the European Commission responsible for External Relations, delivered 19 April 2001 on the subject of sovereignty and democracy: "As the EU increases its fields of action, and asserts itself more on the...


1 Apr 2001

This paper reviews recent allegations of electoral misconduct, especially in the context of pre-selections in the Australian Labor Party (ALP) and the Liberal Party, and evaluates the various responses and methods to counteract such behaviour, including electoral and criminal offences, investigative commissions and parliamentary inquiries....