Today's Sunday Telegraph features an extraordinary interview with the UK Government's Justice Secretary, Dominic Raab. The report raises three issues of significant constitutional concern: that the Government may be contemplating further changes to judicial review in the light of recent judgments to which it takes exception; that the Government is considering undermining through domestic law … Continue reading Undermining the rule of law? A comment on the Justice Secretary’s Sunday Telegraph interview
At the 2021 Cambridge Sixth Form Law Conference, I gave a talk that explored the question: ‘Does the UK have a constitution?’ The question is worth asking — and attempting to answer — for at least a couple of reasons. First, the fact that the UK lacks a ‘written constitution’ not infrequently leads to the … Continue reading Does the UK have a constitution?