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Do we need a written constitution?

6:00 pm to 7:30 pm, 28 November 2019

The word "Constitution" written on a typewriter

Our November 2019 seminar discusses this longstanding question.

This event is free.

Event Information

Open to

All

Availability

Sold out

Cost

Free

Organiser

Rachel Cronkshaw – Department of Political Science
02076794977

Location

Council Room
Rubin Building
29-30 Tavistock Square
London
WC1H 9QU

‘Brexit has triggered a constitutional as well as a political crisis, and it is time that we had a written constitution’.  So many people believe; but are they right?  And how should we set about drafting one? 

In this seminar, Prof Sionaidh Douglas-Scott (Queen Mary) will make the case for a written constitution, and Prof Nick Barber (Oxford) will explain the case against.

Speakers

Prof Sionaidh Douglas-Scott, Anniversary Chair in Law at Queen Mary University of London

Prof Nick Barber, Professor of Constitutional Law and Theory at the University of Oxford

Chair

Prof Robert Hazell, Professor of Government and the Constitution at The Constitution Unit

 

 

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Image: Constitution by Nick Youngson CC BY-SA 3.0 ImageCreator

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