Constitutional Affairs

Party Lines

AV or Not To V? Daisy Waugh overhears the debate

The GOD Squad’s Whitehall Coup

A constitutional revolution is under way, driven by an unelected cabal led by the Cabinet Secretary, Sir Gus O’Donnell

A Game of Consequences

Those advocating an increased separation of Church and State at root espouse a malleable consequentialism

The Lesson of Oz

"Australian politics is in turmoil of a type and intensity not seen for 70 years"

Honouring a Supreme Judge

‘Bingham the judge sometimes seemed to be living on a higher plane than mere mortals’

Let’s Keep Throwing the Rascals Out

Next year’s referendum on the Alternative Vote offers no real alternative to First Past the Post

Why We Need a British Bill of Rights

The weasel words of the European Convention are undermining our ancient liberties. David Cameron is right to demand reform

Retaining Rights

‘The Tories admit that their British Bill of Rights will have to be compatible with the European Convention’

A Supreme Choice

‘Was Britain's new Supreme Court created by accident on 12 June 2003?’

Underrated: Abroad

The ravenous longing for the infinite possibilities of “otherwhere”

The king of cakes

"Yuletide revels were designed to see you through the dark days — and how dark they seem today"
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