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John Stanton: (D)evolution for Local Government

Editors’ note: This post is based upon a conference paper presented at the UKCLA conference ‘Debating the Constitution after the General Election’ held at the University of Manchester on 24  … Continue reading

July 15, 2015 · Leave a comment

Peter Leyland: Devolution, Greater Manchester and the Revitalisation of Local Government

The Cities and Local Government Devolution Bill (CLGD) featured in the Queen’s speech and received its second reading in the House of Lords on 8 June 2015. It allows for … Continue reading

June 29, 2015 · 1 Comment

HRA Watch: Reform, Repeal, Replace? Iain Jamieson: The repeal of the Human Rights Act and the Sewel Convention in Scotland

Editors’ note: The blog is inviting constitutional lawyers to comment on the UK Government’s proposal to repeal and replace the Human Rights Act. We continue with a post by Iain Jamieson, a … Continue reading

June 11, 2015 · 1 Comment

Richard Cornes: Plan B – The Hawaii of the North Atlantic? Constitutional Futures 2015 – 2025 – A Vignette, and Comment

January 1, 2025 As the first day of 2025 dawns the people of the Kingdom of England wake looking forward to the arrival of their new passports, issued by the … Continue reading

May 22, 2015 · Leave a comment

Event: Debating the Constitution, University of Manchester

A UK Constitutional Law Association Conference: Debating the Constitution 24 June 2015, 11am – 5pm Council Chambers, Whitworth Building University of Manchester On Wednesday 24 June 2015, the UKCLA will … Continue reading

May 18, 2015 · 10 Comments

HRA Watch: Reform, Repeal, Replace? Mark Elliott: Could the Devolved Nations Block Repeal of the Human Rights Act and the Enactment of a New Bill of Rights?

Editors’ note: The blog is inviting constitutional lawyers to comment on the UK Government’s proposal to repeal and replace the Human Rights Act. We continue with a post by Dr Mark Elliott, … Continue reading

May 16, 2015 · 5 Comments

Stephen Tierney: Can the Union Survive the Election?

Thursday’s election leaves the Anglo-Scottish Union on the brink. A combination of the first past the post system and the crystallisation of increasingly sharp attitudinal differences between England and Scotland … Continue reading

May 9, 2015 · 3 Comments
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