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Robert Thomas: Local Government Devolution in England

Cross-posted from the Centre on Constitutional Change. At last, devolution is happening in England, but there are some areas of concern especially as regards the lack of public engagement and … Continue reading

March 2, 2016 · Leave a comment

Austerity and Public Law: Alexander Latham: Defending Rights in the Face of Austerity: Is the Supreme Court Calling Time on Social Housing Managerialism?

Editors’ note: The blog is running a series titled ‘Austerity and Public Law’. The theme explores the implications or impact of the austerity measures in the UK or any European … Continue reading

December 9, 2015 · Leave a comment

Austerity and Public Law: Richard Clayton QC: Accountability, Judicial Scrutiny and Contracting Out

Editors’ note: The blog is running a new series titled ‘Austerity and Public Law’. The theme explores the implications or impact of the austerity measures in the UK or any … Continue reading

November 30, 2015 · 1 Comment

Austerity and Public Law: Jed Meers: The Localism-and-Austerity Hybrid: The Case of Discretionary Housing Payments

Editors’ note: The blog is running a new series titled ‘Austerity and Public Law’. The theme explores the implications or impact of the austerity measures in the UK or any … Continue reading

October 21, 2015 · Leave a comment

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 · 1 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

Paul Kildea: Australia’s abandoned local government referendum

It is almost forgotten now, but Australians were recently set to vote in a referendum on the constitutional recognition of local government. Had it gone ahead, the referendum would have … Continue reading

November 14, 2013 · Leave a comment
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