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House of Lords Constitution Committee Reports on ‘English Votes for English Laws’

By Mark Elliott and Stephen Tierney The House of Lords Constitution Committee (‘the Committee’) today issues its report on ‘English Votes for English Laws’ (‘EVEL’). The report examines the new arrangements for the passage of legislation introduced by the Government … Continue reading House of Lords Constitution Committee Reports on ‘English Votes for English Laws’

Call for Papers: W G Hart Legal Workshop 2017

The next W G Hart Workshop is being convened by two of my Cambridge colleagues, Professor Peter Cane and Dr Hayley Hooper, and Professor Jeff King of UCL. The title of the 2017 Workshop is “Law, Society and Administration in a Changing World”. The call for papers issued by Professor Cane, Dr Hooper and Professor King is reproduced below. We invite applications to participate in the 2017 WG Hart Legal Workshop at the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, London, on 10-11 July, 2017. The main aim of the Workshop is to explore political, institutional, economic and cultural factors that influence (or … Continue reading Call for Papers: W G Hart Legal Workshop 2017

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On the sidelining of Parliament: The Brexit Secretary’s statement to the Commons

David Davis MP, the Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, has made a statement to the House of Commons concerning the Brexit process. He has done so amid mounting cross-party concerns about the involvement of Parliament in that process … Continue reading On the sidelining of Parliament: The Brexit Secretary’s statement to the Commons