With the passing of the late Queen in September of 2022 and the coronation of King Charles III in May of 2023, the UK monarchy has overcome a period of great upheaval with a minimum of fuss. Despite some predictions, support for the monarchy has … [Read more...] about Europe’s Last Imperial Monarchy – An Analysis of the British Royal Family
Public divided on future of monarchy but majority favour financial reform and transparency. A poll published today by the Constitution Society finds that 53 per cent of people inGreat Britain believe that members of the royal family … [Read more...] about New Polling: Public Divided on Future of Monarchy
Shortly after the opening of the debate on the Queen’s Speech on 18 May, rumours began to circulate about a controversial amendment to the traditional, formulaic Motion for an Address of thanks that was going to be tabled. That in itself is … [Read more...] about The Queen’s Speech: An Unsatisfactory Reply?
The current rules of succession stipulate that a female heir should always be passed over in favor of a male sibling, even if they are younger than her. Furthermore, three hundred and twenty three years after the Glorious Revolution, professing … [Read more...] about Plans to change the Rules of Succession must achieve consensus in a complicated Commonwealth
[First Published on Saturday 24th July 2010] This archive item is a window onto issues as they appeared at the time. It contains facts and opinions which may have been superseded by subsequent events. Thursday 10th July saw yet another call … [Read more...] about Experts join calls for joined-up thinking in the scramble for constitutional reform
[First Published on Tuesday 13th April 2010] This archive item is a window onto issues as they appeared at the time. It contains facts and opinions which may have been superseded by subsequent events. At a debate of the Society of Cogers on … [Read more...] about Crisis, what Crisis?