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Some problems of the constitution

I have just signed a contract with Manchester University Press for a book entitled Governing Britain: Parliament, ministers and our ambiguous constitution. It is designed, as may be inferred from the title, to address uncertainties, or conundrums, in our constitutional … Continue reading

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Parliamentarianism in Europe

My first publication of 2015 has now appeared.  It is a chapter on ‘Continuity and change in parliamentarianism in twenty-first century European politics’ in the massive (984pp) Routledge Handbook of European Politics, edited by Jose Magone.  The chapter identifies the … Continue reading

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A delegation from Vietnam

The past week has followed its usual pattern, in so far as I have a normal working week.  On Monday, there was the meeting of the Joint Committee on the Draft House of Lords Reform Bill.  We took evidence from … Continue reading

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