Our first report explores how they might be revised and updated, if there is political will and parliamentary time to do so.
Our second report is about the organisational arrangements: what is involved in the accession ceremonies and the coronation, how much the context has changed since 1952, and why the next coronation will need to be different from that in 1953.
The Constitution Unit answered a series of frequently asked questions about the accession and coronation. View the FAQ here >
- Swearing in the New King: The Accession Declarations and Coronation Oaths Prof Robert Hazell and R.M. Morris (May 2018)
Inaugurating a New Reign: Planning the Accession and Coronation R.M. Morris (May 2018)