Constitutional reform

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The Guardian view on a bad prime minister: how to get rid of Boris Johnson | Editorial
Editorial: A fish rots, it is said, from the head down. With claims of blackmail, bullying and racism, it seems so too does a political party


23, Jan, 2022 @5:24 PM

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Anthony Bradley obituary
Barrister, academic and leading expert in UK constitutional law

Owen Bowcott

11, Jan, 2022 @5:53 PM

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The party interests that have stalled Lords reform | Letters
Letters: Readers respond to John Harris’s article about cash for peerages, and the long road to reform of the second chamber


16, Nov, 2021 @6:10 PM

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The Lords is a scandal in plain sight. If we won’t abolish it now, then when? | John Harris
At a time when the validity of institutions is being questioned, parliament’s upper house should not escape unscathed, says Guardian columnist John Harris

John Harris

15, Nov, 2021 @10:00 AM

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The Guardian view on England and the union: we need to talk | Editorial
Editorial: Politics in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland is focused on the way the UK is working. It is time the largest nation got more serious too


01, Jul, 2021 @6:05 PM

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UK government accused of distorting findings of judicial review inquiry
Former reviewer of terror laws says minister’s foreword mischaracterises experts’ conclusions

Haroon Siddique

19, Mar, 2021 @3:03 PM

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The Guardian view on Harry and Meghan: heavy is the head that wears the crown | Editorial
Editorial: The Sussexes show monarchy cannot be relatable while its politics are hidden but its members are conspicuously part of a grouse-shooting, landowning caste


08, Mar, 2021 @7:16 PM

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The Guardian view on ending fixed-terms: Johnson grabs the crown | Editorial
Editorial: Restoring the royal prerogative for calling elections transfers power from parliament to a prime minister who cannot be trusted to wield it honourably


05, Mar, 2021 @6:21 PM

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Virtual Lords could be here to stay after Covid – but will MPs follow?
House of Lords has embraced Covid-safe representation more than Commons, but many MPs support change

Peter Walker Political correspondent

21, Feb, 2021 @3:02 PM

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Queen’s consent and a royal abuse of power | Letters
Letters: Readers respond to the Guardian’s revelations about the monarch’s efforts to conceal the extent of her personal wealth


09, Feb, 2021 @6:12 PM

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The Queen has more power over British law than we ever thought | Adam Tucker
Now we know that the mysterious ‘Queen’s consent’ is more than just a procedural formality, it must be scrapped, says Adam Tucker, a lecturer in constitutional law

Adam Tucker

08, Feb, 2021 @3:26 PM

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Keir Starmer urged to back radical constitutional reform for UK
Labour report calls for federal state, Lords replaced by elected senate and more powers for regions and devolved nations

Severin Carrell Scotland editor

31, Jan, 2021 @3:04 PM

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