Constitutional Reform – End of the Road? (14 July 2011)

Professor Robert Hazell

Constitutional Reform – End of the Road?

14 July 2011, 4.30pm – 6.30pm, followed by a reception

Mary Sumner House, 24 Tufton Street, London SW1P 3RB

Robert Hazell, Director of The Constitution Unit, will talk about the whole of the new government’s constitutional reform programme and its prospects of success following the defeat of the AV referendum. He will focus in particular on their plans for reform of the House of Lords; the implications for the Union and for devolution of the Scottish government’s plans for independence; and the growing independence of the judiciary and the Supreme Court.

16.30 – 17.15: Constitutional Reform – The End of the Road?
Robert Hazell, Director, The Constitution Unit

17.15 – 17.25: Commentary: Devolution
Dr Andrew Blick, Associate Researcher, The Federal Trust

17.25 – 17.35: Commentary: Reform of the House of Lords
Prof. Stanley Henig, Senior Research Fellow, The Federal Trust

17.35 – 17.45: Commentary: Courts vs. Parliaments
Brendan Donnelly, Director, The Federal Trust

17.45 – 18.15: Questions & Comments from the floor

18.15 – 18.30: Concluding Remarks by the four speakers

18.30: Reception

If you would like to attend this event please contact Ulrike Rüb-Taylor on ulrike.rub@fedtrust.co.uk or 020 7320 3045.

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