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Meg Russell gives evidence on impact of Wright reforms in House of Commons

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Dr James Melton's Grant on Constitutional Excerpts Project Has Been Awarded

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Congratulations to Dr James Melton on his awarded grant from the Indigo Trust for the Constitutional Excerpts Project.

Book review on The Politics of Coalition

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Frontline Online (Oct 2012)

India can draw lessons from the solidarity of the Conservative-Lib-Dem coalition in Britain based on “the knowledge that too much open division would threaten cohesion and even survival”.

Video: What Place for the Referendum in the UK?

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Prof Vernon Bogdanor

Venue: Archaeology Lecture Theatre G6, Gordon House

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The Constitution Unit and 20 years of British constitutional reform

Mon, 03 Aug 2015 09:05:19 +0000

Vernon Bogdanor reflects on how the UK’s constitutional landscape has evolved since Robert Hazell established the Constitution Unit in 1995 and considers whether the time has come to draw up a codified constitution. This is the first of a series of posts adapted from presentations at the Unit’s 20th anniversary conference, held on 23 June […]

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The Scotland Bill so far: Major constitutional legislation proceeding at the speed of an express train

Thu, 30 Jul 2015 09:00:02 +0000

Plans for expanding the powers of the Scottish Parliament have developed rapidly since the Scottish referendum. Jim Gallagher takes advantage of the pause afforded by Parliament’s summer recess to take stock of the Scotland Bill’s progress, and consider the stability of increased decentralisation in the longer term. Parliament’s summer recess is a good time to catch […]

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The truth about House of Lords appointments

Wed, 29 Jul 2015 12:30:54 +0000

Yesterday Prime Minister David Cameron, seemingly undeterred by the already negative media coverage about the Lord Sewel affair, gave strong indications that he intends to make yet more appointments to the Lords. In doing so, he appeared to invoke a convention that does not exist: that of bringing Lords membership into line with Commons seats. […]

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