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Unit in the News - Robert Hazell on the Royal baby  

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Professor Robert Hazell has been cited in the following articles about the imminent birth of the royal baby:

Video: Interview with Meg Russell on 'The Contemporary House of Lords: Westminster Bicameralism Revived'

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Meg Russell, Deputy Director of the Constitution Unit discusses her new book about the House of Lords, 'The Contemporary House of Lords: Westminster Bicameralism Revived.'

Press Release: Reassessing the Lords: a major new study

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The Constitution Unit announces the publication of a major study on the House of Lords by its Deputy Director Meg Russell - the leading authority on the subject. The Contemporary House of Lords, published this week by Oxford University Press, provides an up-to-date and readable examination of the chamber since its reform in 1999, and in doing so challenges many common myths.

Press Release: Will the Royal baby definitely be next in line of succession?

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Commenting on the imminent birth of the royal baby, Professor Robert Hazell, Director of the Constitution Unit in the School of Public Policy at UCL, said:

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Can David Cameron call a second election? How does that fit with the Fixed Term Parliaments Act?

Fri, 22 May 2015 10:00:34 +0000

Robert Hazell outlines how the Fixed Term Parliaments Act restricts the new government from calling a second election. He writes that if Cameron wanted to take a gamble to boost his slender majority, he would have to work within the confines of the Act given the likely complexities of any attempt to repeal it. Now […]

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The Nineteenth Amendment is a constitutional milestone in Sri Lanka’s ongoing political development

Thu, 21 May 2015 10:00:51 +0000

At the end of April, the Sri Lankan President’s 100-day programme of governance reforms culminated with the passing of the Nineteenth Amendment to reduce the powers of the presidency. Asanga Welikala reviews the progress that has been made since January, and argues that despite difficulties and necessary compromises, the Amendment represents a change for the […]

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Scotland has voted for the union and for distinctiveness. Delivering both could present acute challenges

Tue, 19 May 2015 09:00:45 +0000

After a dramatic referendum and UK general election, the Scottish remain divided on both independence and on whether to increase tax and public spending, while the English are becoming increasingly vocal in the devolution debate. Jim Gallagher considers the possibilities of a constitutional relationship that will satisfy Scottish aspirations and also be acceptable to the UK as […]

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