The Constitution Unit


Constitutional Reform, Then and Now

3 November 2020

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As part of the Constitution Unit’s 25th anniversary celebrations, this online seminar will look back at the constitutional reform agenda of the 1997 Labour government, and forward at the constitutional reforms proposed in the 2019 Conservative manifesto. What were the key questions, and motivating factors, then and now?


  • Jack Straw, who held senior positions in the Brown and Blair cabinets
  • Professor Francesca Klug OBE,
  • David Gauke, Lord Chancellor under Theresa May

Chair: Prof Meg Russell, Director of the Constitution Unit.