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Publications

The Constitutional Standards of the House of Lords Select Committee on the Constitution

Authored by leading experts, Jack Simson Caird, Robert Hazell and Dawn Oliver, the report looks at the complex issues that surround the House of Lords Select Committee on the Constitution, codifying the the standards it used between 2001 and the end … [Read more...] about The Constitutional Standards of the House of Lords Select Committee on the Constitution

Risk Management Government Lawyers and the Provision of Legal Advice within Whitehall

Written by Dr Ben Yong the report looks into the important role that legal advice plays in the British political system. Here is an interview with Dr Yong to mark the launch of the report: Government lawyers are a powerful and influential … [Read more...] about Risk Management Government Lawyers and the Provision of Legal Advice within Whitehall

PCRC Report: Constitutional legislation is ‘qualitatively different from other types of legislation’

The Commons Political and Constitutional Reform Committee (PCRC) has published its report on legislative standards [1]after an eighteen month inquiry. The Constitution Society welcomes the report as an important contribution to the campaign … [Read more...] about PCRC Report: Constitutional legislation is ‘qualitatively different from other types of legislation’