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A Roundtable on 2015: The Campaign & General Election in Review

Wednesday, 3 June 2015, 6:00pm

Speakers: Rosie Campbell, Justin Fisher, Matt Goodwin, Ben Lauderdale & Joe Twyman

Venue: Archaeology Lecture Theatre, 31-34 Gordon Square

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Devolution and the Future of the Union Conference

Friday, 5 June 2015, 9:30am to 5:00pm

Venue: The British Academy

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The New Government’s Constitutional Reform Programme

Monday, 8 June 2015, 6:00pm

Speakers: Robert Hazell & Fraser Nelson (The Spectator)

Venue: Council Room, 29-30 Tavistock Square
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Repealing the Human Rights Act: what will replace it?

Tuesday, 30 June 2015 at 6:00pm

Speaker: Martin Howe QC

Venue: Council Room, 29-30 Tavistock Square

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The UK electoral system now decisively favours the Conservatives

Wed, 03 Jun 2015 09:00:52 +0000

Before the election, it was commonly assumed that the bias in the electoral system would favour Labour, as it has done since the 1990s. But Tim Smith illustrates how the skew on May 7 actually benefitted the Conservatives and contributed to their unexpected victory. In the wake of the largely unexpected Conservative election victory, it was […]


The new opposition: How will SNP MPs influence Westminster politics?

Mon, 01 Jun 2015 10:59:53 +0000

Louise Thompson argues that the constitutional challenges we will see over the next 5 years will be a product of the changed composition of Parliament. Here, she specifically considers how SNP are likely to try and amend proposed constitutional reforms announced in the Queen’s Speech last week. We are only a couple of weeks in to the 2015 […]


The UK at a constitutional crossroads

Fri, 29 May 2015 10:00:30 +0000

Alan Trench discusses Ways forward for the United Kingdom, a new report from the Bingham Centre for the Rule of Law which considers the constitutional issues that the UK as a whole will need to address in the short and medium term. The impact of the Scottish independence referendum has been wide-ranging. It raises a […]

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