An umbrella term that covers a number of important conventions aimed at strong government. The term includes conventions such as cabinet confidentiality and solidarity. The minister must account to the Prime Minister.
An umbrella term that covers a number of important conventions that allow Parliament to regulate the behaviour of the executive. The terms includes conventions such as the duty to account and in some instances the duty to take responsibility. The minister must account to Parliament.
Operational or implementation failures
Royal Assent; Appointment of the Prime Minister; Right to dissolve Parliament
Appointment of the Prime Minister; Confidence in Government; Appointment of Ministers of the Crown; Resignation of the Prime Minister
Summoning of Parliament; No Criticism of the Judiciary; Involvement in Decisions to Declare War
No Criticism of the Judiciary by parliamentarians; Judges not playing a role in politics