In recent times developments in the UK system have suggested a more widespread attraction to the idea that some constitutional rules should have a protected position, and should not be as easy to alter as more regular laws and arrangements. Current constitutional turmoil may make entrenchment of this kind a necessity, though to do so would entail a challenge to more traditional constitutional traditions.
In ‘Entrenchment and the United Kingdom constitution’, Andrew Blick considers the different options available for any effort to entrench constitutional principles and provisions.
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