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Government

Semi-Presidentialisation and Executive Accountability: A Cautionary Tale from Sri Lanka to the UK 

How do the concepts of democratic accountability and government stability complement and stand in tension with one another in the United Kingdom’s parliamentary system? How do these interactions affect parliamentarianism? In this report, Binendri … [Read more...] about Semi-Presidentialisation and Executive Accountability: A Cautionary Tale from Sri Lanka to the UK 

The Constitution in Review 2

Second Report from the United Kingdom Constitution Monitoring Group The second report from the UK Constitution Monitoring Group (UKCMG) covers the six-month period from 1 July to 31 December 2021. It analyses legislation, decisions and events … [Read more...] about The Constitution in Review 2

Constitutional reform: Sustaining a viable United Kingdom through the 21st century by Thomas Legg, Stephen Green and Martin Donnelly

This new report from the Policy Reform Group offers the expert analysis of Sir Thomas Legg, Lord Stephen Green, and Sir Martin Donnelly on the constitutional challenges facing the United Kingdom. These highly-experienced, former senior practitioners … [Read more...] about Constitutional reform: Sustaining a viable United Kingdom through the 21st century by Thomas Legg, Stephen Green and Martin Donnelly

Good Chaps No More? Safeguarding the Constitution in Stressful Times by Andrew Blick and Peter Hennessy

A Constitution Society report, ‘Good Chaps No More? Safeguarding the Constitution in Stressful Times’ by Andrew Blick and Peter Hennessy argues that recent turbulence affecting the British system of government has revealed flaws that require urgent … [Read more...] about Good Chaps No More? Safeguarding the Constitution in Stressful Times by Andrew Blick and Peter Hennessy