There is much to be said for incremental reform, but too much caution can tip over into a failure to act boldly.
Posts Tagged: Supreme Court
Richard Ekins: The repeal of the Fix-term Parliaments Act is essential for restoring faith in our democracy
However, the Dissolution and Calling of Parliament Bill must be strengthened.
And we’re all for a rebalancing – but Parliamentary government must mean Parliament in full, not just the executive.
We don’t read her as a quitter. And the next election may come as early as 2023. But if she does step down before it, you read it here first.
Austen Morgan: The strange story of Adams, the IRA, imprisonment, compensation – and an important decision for Ministers
Will they fight any following cases all the way to the Supreme Court, and ask it to overturn Kerr’s decision?
Constitutionally, socially, and symbolically, the monarchy is an institution that binds us together in ways no presidency could.
The Lord Chancellor post could be returned to the Lords – and once again become both a senior judge and a Cabinet member at once.
There’s a difference between skiving school with your friends and travelling to Syria to pledge your allegiance to a death cult.
The Government’s plan may mean a change from the Court to the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council – widening the set of judges who sit.
There’s a case for empowering our courts to make a genocide ruling over the Uighars. But not for giving them a veto on trade deals in doing so.
Repeal will to restore politics – and the electorate – to its rightful place at the core of the United Kingdom’s constitution.
Ministers are indeed attempting to restore the power to call an election to the Prime Minister, using the Royal Prerogative – and shield it from the courts.
The former Chief Adviser has had little to do with the negotiation recently, but his leaving has knock-on effects on it. Here’s why.
Plus: Deteriorating broadsheet standards, a divided United Kingdom. And: nineteen years on from 9/11.
The Constitution, Democracy and Rights Commission pledged in the Conservative Manifesto is being quietly shelved
It was promised “in our first year”. Instead, there will be mini-commissions, and a push to reform a Government bugbear: judicial review.