United Kingdom Constitution Monitoring Group

The United Kingdom Constitution Monitoring Group (UKCMG) comprises experts and practitioners covering a range of areas of the UK constitution. Its principal purpose is to assess developments – actual and anticipated – in the UK constitution.

Areas of interest include – but are not confined to – government accountability; arrangements for the upholding of the rule of law and individual rights; the territorial governance of the UK; and how the key aspects of such issues can be distilled and communicated to the public.

We evaluate proposals and initiatives through considering the analysis in which they are grounded, and how far they are likely to deliver the objectives claimed for them. We also identify and assess trends and events that are significant from a constitutional standpoint. To form a basis for its work, in the absence of a codified constitution for the UK, the UKCMG has identified a set of general and desirable guiding principles regarding the proper operation of the UK system of governance. The UKCMG is impartial and has no party affiliation.

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United Kingdom Constitution Monitoring Group

Statement of principles

To form a basis for this work, the UKCMG has identified a set of general and desirable guiding principles. They express what we believe to be core values underpinning the proper operation of the UK system of governance.

Further information

The UKCMG is provided with administrative and research support by The Constitution Society.

For any enquiries related to the UKCMG please contact info@consoc.org.uk