Professor Liz David-Barrett delivered the keynote speech at The Constitution Society's conference 'Executive Power and the UK Constitution'. Is the UK sliding into state capture? This is the question that I will seek to address. I will first … [Read more...] about Is the UK sliding into state capture?
The word corruption has not often been used in UK politics over the past two decades, but the Owen Paterson affair has brought it fully into play. Chris Bryant, Chair of the Parliamentary Standards Committee described Mr Paterson's lobbying as … [Read more...] about Is Britain ‘politically corrupt’?