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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 Scotland trust Westminster to transfer enough powers to seal it for a No result?

Tue, 22 Jul 2014 10:00:50 +0000

Brian Walker explores whether the pro-Union parties can offer enough devolution to persuade voters Scotland will be given priority if they vote No. On September 18 voters in Scotland will take a momentous decision based on two sets of uncertainty: on independence which is on the ballot paper and on more devolution which is not. A recent […]

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Codifying the UK constitution: an exercise in reform or preservation?

Fri, 18 Jul 2014 09:00:48 +0000

If the UK gets a written constitution, will it seek simply to codify the current constitutional arrangement or will it present an opportunity for more fundamental changes? In light of a recent PCRC report assessing the desirability of a written constitution, Daniel Helen looks at recent codification proposals and considers the reforms they put forward. Behind the title […]

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Defining the office of Prime Minister

Mon, 14 Jul 2014 10:00:36 +0000

The British Prime Minister has extensive and growing powers, yet the role is ill-defined in UK constitutional documents. Graham Allen argues in favour of clarifying the role of the Prime Minister. He also suggests it should become a directly elected office, to ensure that it is properly answerable to the UK public. It is symptomatic of the British […]

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