UK Constitutional Law Association

affiliated to the International Association of Constitutional Law

UKCLA membership 2018: please renew or join

Dear UKCLA members, Thank you for your support in 2017 which has been a very successful year for the Association. I would like to invite all members to renew their … Continue reading

January 31, 2018 · 1 Comment

Mark Elliott and Stephen Tierney: Sovereignty or Supremacy? Lords Constitution Committee Reports on EU (Withdrawal) Bill

The House of Lords Constitution Committee today issues its main report on the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill. This follows the preliminary and interim reports on the Bill that the Committee … Continue reading

January 29, 2018 · 5 Comments

Weekly round-up of events

This week’s event announcement is below. ~~~ Discussion: Sir Noel Malcolm’s Human Rights and Political Wrongs Thursday 1st February 6.30pm (Registration from 6pm) Policy Exchange 6th Floor 8-10 Great George … Continue reading

January 26, 2018 · Leave a comment

Joanna Bell: Dover DC v CPRE Kent: Legal Complexity and Reason-Giving in Planning Law

Where a public authority determines an application for planning permission in what form, and in what level of detail, must the authority set out the reasons for their decision? What, … Continue reading

January 22, 2018 · 1 Comment

Weekly round-up of events

This week’s event announcement is below. ~~~ The Putney Debates 2018: Powers to the Peoples: Electoral Reform and a Federal UK? 2-7.30pm, Friday 2 February 2018 St Mary’s Church, High … Continue reading

January 19, 2018 · Leave a comment

Luke Beck: Australia’s Next King Could be Muslim or Catholic

Could Australia’s next king be a Muslim, a Catholic or some other non-Anglican? The answer according to the Australian Constitution is yes. It is well known that various religious tests … Continue reading

January 19, 2018 · 9 Comments

Mike Gordon: Parliamentary Sovereignty and the Implementation of the EU Withdrawal Agreement (Part II)

Editors’ note: This is the second part of a two-part contribution. The first part can be found here. Part one of this blog post considered the constitutional challenge potentially posed … Continue reading

January 18, 2018 · 1 Comment