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
If you would like to attend this event please contact Ulrike Rüb-Taylor on [email protected] or 020 7320 3045.