UK Constitutional Law Association

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News: House of Lords Constitution Committee Report on Scottish Independence

The House of Lords Constitution Committee has produced a report on the consequences of a yes vote in the Scottish Referendum. The report addresses a number of the question considered … Continue reading

May 16, 2014 · 2 Comments

Jack Alaric Simson Caird: A Code of Constitutional Standards

The Constitution Unit of University College London is today publishing a report which sets out a code of constitutional standards based on the reports of the House of Lords Select … Continue reading

January 8, 2014 · 6 Comments

Gavin Phillipson: “Historic” Commons’ Syria vote: the constitutional significance. Part II – the way forward

In Part I of this blog post I set out in detail the reasoned case for my opinion that, following the Syria vote in August 2013, there is a constitutional … Continue reading

November 29, 2013 · 1 Comment

Tom Hickman: Justice & Security Bill: Defeat, or Not a Defeat: That is the Question.

Last week the House of Lords approved a number of amendments to the Justice and Security Bill in three divisions called by Lord Pannick (the amendments were also in names … Continue reading

November 27, 2012 · 3 Comments

Jack Simson Caird: The Justice and Security Bill and the House of Lords Constitution Committee

On Tuesday this week the Justice and Security Bill [HL] received its second reading in the House of Lords. Hayley Hooper and Tom Hickman have both commented on the constitutional … Continue reading

June 25, 2012 · 2 Comments

Jack Simson Caird: A Report on the United Kingdom Constitution Law Group Seminar: ‘From Constitutional Scrutiny to Constitutional Review: Ten Years of the House of Lords Select Committee on the Constitution’

A UK Constitutional Law Group seminar on the House of Lords Select Committee on the Constitution took place in Parliament on 25 January. The three speakers were: Lord Norton of … Continue reading

February 1, 2012 · Leave a comment

Jack Simson Caird: Parliamentary Constitutional Review: The Case of the Health and Social Care Reform Bill

There are certain news stories which require a double-take. On the 11th and 12th of October, a number of UK news sources reported that the Health and Social Care Reform … Continue reading

October 19, 2011 · 1 Comment

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