Kelly Blidook is an assistant professor of political science at Memorial University of Newfoundland.
1 Parliament and Its Members: Representation and Governance 2 The Electoral Connection and Legislative Behaviour in Canada 3 Legislation in the House: Private Members' Business 4 Private Members' Business: Participation and Motivation 5 Constituency Interests and Private Members' Business 6 The Nation's Interests, the Party's Interests, or the MP's Interests? 7 Does It Matter? Do Members of Parliament Influence Policy? 8 Conclusion: Individual Autonomy and Representation Appendices; Notes; Bibliography