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date: 28 September 2020

accountability 

Source:
A Concise Oxford Dictionary of Politics and International Relations
Author(s):
Jonathan BradburyJonathan Bradbury

The requirement for representatives to answer to the represented on the disposal of their powers and duties, act upon criticisms or requirements made of them, and accept (some) responsibility for failure, incompetence, or deceit. Members of a legislature may be brought to account for their voting record by party officials such as ... ...

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