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Robert Hazell gives evidence at the House of Lords Constitution Committee

16 October 2013

Robert Hazell gave evidence at the House of Lords Constitution Committee in parliament today. He gave evidence on Constitutional implications of Coalition Government. 

Witnesses:

Professor Robert Hazell, Constitution Unit, Barry Winetrobe, former Reader in Law, Napier University, Edinburgh, and Honorary Research Associate, Constitution Unit, UCL and Dr Ruth Fox, Director and Head of Research, Hansard Society

You can watch the recording of the Committee from the link below:

http://www.parliamentlive.tv/Main/Player.aspx?meetingId=6795

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