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James Hand: Cutting the Courts – A Comment on the Proposal on the Provision of Court and Tribunal Estate in England and Wales

The Government have proposed the closure of almost 20% of the courts and tribunals in England and Wales as part of plans to modernise the justice system and bring about … Continue reading

July 23, 2015 · Leave a 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

Farrah Ahmed and Adam Perry: Judicial Review of Shariah Councils

On 23 March, Theresa May announced plans for a review of shariah councils in England and Wales, to examine their compatibility with British values, if the Conservatives win the May … Continue reading

May 1, 2015 · 6 Comments

Bob Hudson: DevoManc and the NHS: Mind the gaps

Following an agreement last year to devolve powers to the Greater Manchester region and for the creation of a directly elected mayor, George Osborne has announced a new agreement to devolve … Continue reading

March 17, 2015 · 1 Comment

Mark Elliott: Scotland has voted “no”. What next for the UK constitution?

After a very long — and at times electrifying — campaign, a modest but decisive majority of those who participated in the referendum on Scottish independence have voted “no”. In … Continue reading

September 19, 2014 · 5 Comments

Neil Walker on Scotland: Hijacking the Debate

Let me lay my cards on the table. I remain inclined to vote ‘no’ in September’s referendum. I put it no stronger than ‘inclined’ in part  because I believe, in  … Continue reading

February 18, 2014 · 4 Comments

Mark Elliott: Devolution, the West Lothian Question, and the nature of constitutional reform in the United Kingdom

Earlier this week, the McKay Commission published its Report on the Consequences of Devolution for the House of Commons. The Commission’s terms of reference required it to determine “how the … Continue reading

March 26, 2013 · 18 Comments
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