Formal body affiliation ontology

IRI:
http://parliament.uk/ontologies/formal-body-affiliation/
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  1. Classes
  2. Object Properties
  3. Data Properties
  4. Namespace Declarations

Classes

Affiliationc back to ToC or Class ToC

IRI: http://parliament.uk/ontologies/formal-body-affiliation/Affiliation

A person or group's affiliation to a group between between two dates. Might be a membership of a committee or a whipping to a party.
has sub-classes
FormalBodyMembershipc

AlternateMembershipc back to ToC or Class ToC

IRI: http://parliament.uk/ontologies/formal-body-affiliation/AlternateMembership

Alternate members act as substitutes when other members can't attend e.g. the Lords Procedure Committee is supplemented by one alternate for each party group of backbench members and one for the Crossbenchers, plus an alternate for the Convenor. They receive papers and if any of the relevant members cannot attend, alternate members are entitled to attend and vote.
has super-classes
FormalBodyMembershipc

Chairc back to ToC or Class ToC

IRI: http://parliament.uk/ontologies/formal-body-affiliation/Chair

Used to describe the chair of a formal body.
has super-classes
FormalBodyPositionc

CommitteeClerkc back to ToC or Class ToC

IRI: http://parliament.uk/ontologies/formal-body-affiliation/CommitteeClerk

Used to describe the principal clerk of a formal body.
has super-classes
FormalBodyPositionc

CooptedMembershipc back to ToC or Class ToC

IRI: http://parliament.uk/ontologies/formal-body-affiliation/CooptedMembership

A member of a committee who is invited to join on occasion. Co-opted members might be drawn from people who are not Members of either House. These are referred to as lay members in the House of Commons and external members in the House of Lords e.g. the Executive Committee will occasionally co-opt the Director of the Parliamentary Digital Service and / or Parliamentary Security Director into its membership. Sometimes a co-opted member will be drawn from the membership of a House e.g. in the House of Lords a peer who is a subject matter expert might be co-opted onto a committee.
has super-classes
FormalBodyMembershipc

ExOfficioMembershipc back to ToC or Class ToC

IRI: http://parliament.uk/ontologies/formal-body-affiliation/ExOfficioMembership

Ex-officios are members appointed by virtue of roles or positions, by convention. Some Ministers are appointed ex-officio members of committees. Examples include Government and Opposition Whips regularly serving on the Administration Committee; specific government Ministers being members of (but by convention not attending meetings of) the Committee of Public Accounts and the Environmental Audit Committee; and successive Leaders of the House chairing the Select Committee on Modernisation of the House of Commons between 1997 and 2010.
has super-classes
FormalBodyMembershipc

ExternalExpertc back to ToC or Class ToC

IRI: http://parliament.uk/ontologies/formal-body-affiliation/ExternalExpert

Formal bodies can contract subject matter experts for the duration of an inquiry.
has super-classes
FormalBodyPositionc

FormalBodyMembershipc back to ToC or Class ToC

IRI: http://parliament.uk/ontologies/formal-body-affiliation/FormalBodyMembership

Specialises affiliations to memberships of formal bodies (committee-like groups). In most cases membership is drawn from the backbenches of either House. Occasionally people who are subject area experts but not Members of either House will appointed as members of a committee. Usually membership will be assigned by one of the two Houses. Co-opted members are appointed by the existing members of a committee.
has super-classes
Affiliationc
has sub-classes
AlternateMembershipc, CooptedMembershipc, ExOfficioMembershipc

FormalBodyPositionc back to ToC or Class ToC

IRI: http://parliament.uk/ontologies/formal-body-affiliation/FormalBodyPosition

Specialises positions to formal bodies.
has super-classes
Positionc
has sub-classes
Chairc, CommitteeClerkc, ExternalExpertc, InternalExpertc

InternalExpertc back to ToC or Class ToC

IRI: http://parliament.uk/ontologies/formal-body-affiliation/InternalExpert

Formal bodies often appoint subject matter experts. The role is normally described as committee specialist within Parliament.
has super-classes
FormalBodyPositionc

Positionc back to ToC or Class ToC

IRI: http://parliament.uk/ontologies/formal-body-affiliation/Position

A position in a group that persists over time which can be occupied by different people at different times e.g. many people have been Foreign Secretary.
has sub-classes
FormalBodyPositionc

Namespace Declarations back to ToC

default namespace
http://parliament.uk/ontologies/formal-body-affiliation/
owl
http://www.w3.org/2002/07/owl#
rdf
http://www.w3.org/1999/02/22-rdf-syntax-ns#
rdfs
http://www.w3.org/2000/01/rdf-schema#
terms
http://purl.org/dc/terms/
xsd
http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema#

This HTML document was obtained by processing the OWL ontology source code through LODE, Live OWL Documentation Environment, developed by Silvio Peroni.