In times of crisis we know no law, save for that of necessity. So thought William Gladstone in 1850, echoing the conventional wisdom of his day on emergency actions and martial law. In the years since, it seems that wisdom has changed little. … [Read more...] about Emergency powers in the United Kingdom
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?