UK Constitutional Law Association

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Paul Reid: Brexit: Some Thoughts on Scotland

All sorts of constitutional issues arise out of last Thursday’s referendum: Art.50 TEU; the need for Parliamentary approval before it is invoked; whether the new Prime Minister will seek to … Continue reading

July 2, 2016 · 7 Comments

Tom Mullen and Sarah Craig: The Immigration Bill, Reserved Matters and the Sewel Convention

The Immigration Bill, which received its third reading in the House of Lords on 12th April, affects inter alia the labour market, residential tenancies, bank accounts, driving licences, immigration officers’ … Continue reading

April 22, 2016 · 2 Comments

HRA Watch: Reform, Repeal, Replace? Iain Jamieson: The repeal of the Human Rights Act and the Sewel Convention in Scotland

Editors’ note: The blog is inviting constitutional lawyers to comment on the UK Government’s proposal to repeal and replace the Human Rights Act. We continue with a post by Iain Jamieson, a … Continue reading

June 11, 2015 · 2 Comments

HRA Watch: Reform, Repeal, Replace? Mark Elliott: Could the Devolved Nations Block Repeal of the Human Rights Act and the Enactment of a New Bill of Rights?

Editors’ note: The blog is inviting constitutional lawyers to comment on the UK Government’s proposal to repeal and replace the Human Rights Act. We continue with a post by Dr Mark Elliott, … Continue reading

May 16, 2015 · 5 Comments

Chris McCorkindale: Echo Chamber: the 2015 General Election at Holyrood – a word on Sewel

In those heady pre-election days, when polls were king and a hung parliament seemed inevitable (a week, it seems, really is a long time in politics), there was much excited/exasperated … Continue reading

May 13, 2015 · 5 Comments

Kenneth Campbell QC: The draft Scotland Bill and limits in constitutional statutes

On 22 January, and within the timetable dictated by Gordon Brown, the UK Government’s proposals for ‘an enduring settlement’ between Scotland and the rest of the UK appeared in a … Continue reading

February 2, 2015 · 3 Comments

Aileen McHarg: The Leveson Report, the Royal Charter and the Scottish Parliament: A Reply to Jamieson

Iain Jamieson’s earlier post argues that the ability of the Scottish Parliament to implement its own model of press regulation in response to the Leveson Report has effectively been ousted … Continue reading

March 21, 2013 · 6 Comments
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