The Public Law Current Survey was originally published in Public Law and is reprinted with the generous permission of that journal. (This survey covers the three-month period 1st February to … Continue reading
James Hand: Lords response to Labour Peers’ Working Group Report – A Programme for Progress: The future of the House of Lords and its place in wider constitution.
The House of Lords have recently debated the Labour Peers’ Working Group report looking at the future of the House of Lords and its place in a wider constitution. The … Continue reading
Edward Kirton-Darling: Missing: political genius. If found, please return to the British People, care of Palace of Westminster, SW1A.
If Scottish voters chose independence in the referendum in September, the SNP confirmed on 16 June that a written constitution for Scotland would be drawn up. Where does that leave … Continue reading
Central to the Australia’s conservative Coalition Government’s successful 2013 electoral campaign was its promise to ‘stop the boats’. By this, it was intended that the Coalition would do all it … Continue reading
In her speech at Edinburgh University launching the draft Scottish Independence Bill, Nicola Sturgeon claimed that ‘the prospect of a Constitutional Convention and a written constitution are, in themselves, positive reasons … Continue reading
On 16 June the Scottish Government unveiled its Scottish Independence Bill in an address by Nicola Sturgeon, Deputy First Minister of Scotland, to the Edinburgh Centre for Constitutional Law. The … Continue reading
The Scottish Government has recently published their proposed Scottish Independence Bill as part of the process directed towards ultimate Scottish independence from the United Kingdom. Katie Boyle has provided an … Continue reading
Philippa Webb and Kirsten Roberts: How can parliamentary oversight of human rights be made more effective? Report to be launched in Geneva this week.
There is intense interest in the UK in the role of the judiciary in protecting and promoting human rights, but Parliaments can also play a vital role. The UK Joint … Continue reading
I’m not sure what the collective noun for constitutional law scholars is, but whatever the word, there were a lot of them in Norway last week for the 9th world … Continue reading
Katie Boyle: Scotland in Transition: the Scottish Government’s Proposed Interim Constitution and the Scottish Independence Bill
On Monday 16 June 2014 the Scottish Government launched the Scottish Independence Bill: A Consultation on an Interim Constitution for Scotland at the Edinburgh Centre for Constitutional Law. The publication … Continue reading