Government & Politics

Lost in Transition

This paper challenges some claims made about the constitutional obligations of Her Majesty the Queen, the current Prime Minister and the next Prime Minister.

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Constitutional government, parliamentary democracy and judicial power

Richard Ekins revisits the nature of constitutional government in a parliamentary democracy, answering some related criticisms of the Judicial Power Project.

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Endangering Constitutional Government

The risks of the House of Commons taking control.

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UK Parliament

The Speaker should allow a third meaningful vote on the Brexit deal

The Speaker is right that the “same question” rule is well precedented and would need consideration in this case. But it would be quite wrong to apply the “same question” rule to disallow a third meaningful vote on the Government’s Brexit deal.

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UK Parliament

The Speaker should allow a third meaningful vote on the Brexit deal

The Speaker is right that the “same question” rule is well precedented and would need consideration in this case. But it would be quite wrong to apply the “same question” rule to disallow a third meaningful vote on the Government’s Brexit deal.

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The Irish Backstop: Nothing has changed? It has actually

The UK Government is now correct in asserting the right, in extremis, to appeal to international law under the Vienna Convention.

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The Decline and Fall of Local Democracy: A History of Local Government Finance

The Decline and Fall of Local Democracy: A History of Local Government Finance

In the first part of a major study into local government financial reform, Policy Exchange examines the history of local government funding in England and Wales, from feudalism through the Victorian period to present day. The authors show how the contemporary system of highly centralised control is a product of the government’s desire to maintain uniformity and fiscal discipline.

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Symbolism and Reality in Geopolitics

Symbolism and Reality in Geopolitics

Rebecca Lowe Coulson, Policy Exchange’s State and Society Research Fellow, reflects on the recent Policy Exchange event on Tim Marshall’s new book about the power and politics of flags

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