The Constitution Unit



Our outputs include reports, books, journal articles and book chapters, editions of our regular constitutional review, briefings and explainers. All Constitution Unit reports, editions of Monitor, briefings and explainers are free to read.
Part of the front covers of four Constitution Unit reports.


Every Constitution Unit report, by date, since 1996.

A stack of copies of 'The Parliamentary Battle over Brexit' by Meg Russell and Lisa James.


Books written and edited by members of the Constitution Unit.

A selection of front covers of journal articles

Journal Articles and Book Chapters

Selected academic publications, in both academic journals and edited books, by members of the Constitution Unit.

The top of the first page of Monitor 86


Published three times a year, Monitor provides constitutional news and analysis in short-form articles.

The government dispatch box in the House of Commons

Briefings on Constitutional Principles

Briefings designed to inform policy-makers and the public about key constitutional issues and democratic debates.

The card at the top of the 'What is a constitution?' page.


Explanations and information on key constitutional terms and democratic practices, and links to useful resources.