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Fruitcakes, Loonies, Closet racists and Winners?: Europe, the European Elections and the Rise of Ukip 13 May 2014 13:00 - 14:00 2014-05-13 13:00:00 2014-05-13 14:00:00

Council Room, The Constitution Unit The Rubin Building, UCL
29/30 Tavistock Square
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Speaker: Joe Twyman (YouGov) Even before the debates between Nigel Farage and Nick Clegg, many were describing the upcoming European...

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The Irish Constitutional Convention, 2012-14 21 May 2014 18:00 - 19:00 2014-05-21 18:00:00 2014-05-21 19:00:00

Council Room, The Constitution Unit The Rubin Building, UCL
29-30 Tavistock Square
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Speaker: David Farrell (University College Dublin) The Irish Constitutional Convention (ICC) was established by the Irish government in...

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Reforming Electoral Administration, Preparing for the 2015 Election 26 March 2014 13:00 - 14:00

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Reforming Electoral Administration, Preparing for the 2015 Election Speaker: Jenny Watson, Chair, Electoral Commission Jenny Watson,...

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Parliament's Role in the Use of Military Action After the Syria Vote 10 March 2014 18:00 - 19:30

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Parliament's Role in the Use of Military Action After the Syria Vote: The New Constitutional Convention & the Next Steps Speaker:...

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Constitutional Reform in the Age of Arab Revolutions: Overcoming the Legacy of Totalitarianism 10 February 2014 13:00 - 14:00

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Speaker: Zaid Al-Ali (International IDEA) Constitution Unit Seminar & Institute of Global Governance Seminar The dictators who ruled over...

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Accountability and Leadership in 21st Century Whitehall 22 January 2014 13:00 - 14:00

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SPEAKER: BERNARD JENKIN MP  Bernard has been an MP since 1992.   He was elected Chairman of the House of Commons Public Administration...

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Exploring Constitute: A New Tool for Searching National Constitutions 11 December 2013 13:00 - 14:00

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Speaker: Dr James Melton   Approximately 5 constitutions are replaced and 30 are amended each year. This year has already witnessed new...

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Constitutional Change: Unfinished Business 4 December 2013 18:00 - 19:00

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Lord Judge (recently retired Lord Chief Justice) Drinks reception to follow in the South Cloisters.   Lord Judge will deliver a lecture...

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The House of Lords: Westminster Bicameralism Revived 12 November 2013 18:00 - 19:00

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Speakers: Dr Meg Russell & Mark D'Arcy The House of Lords has frequently reached the news in recent years, but almost always in the...

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Scotland's Choices: What Does 'No' Mean? 16 October 2013 13:00 - 14:30

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Speaker: Jim Gallagher In about  a year’s time Scotland's voters  will make a decision on independence. If  today's  polls are to be...

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The Committee on Standards in Public Life—a new lease of life after 19 yrs 2 October 2013 13:00 - 14:30

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Peter Riddell  conducted the independent triennial review of the CSPL for the Cabinet Office at the end of 2012. He will explain the...

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Civil Service Accountability 18 June 2013 13:00 - 14:30

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Civil service reform has been a core element of the coalition government's constitutional agenda, with Cabinet Office Minister Francis...

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Return to the West Lothian Question 9 May 2013 12:30 - 14:00

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In the context of devolution, roughly half of all Acts of Parliament apply to only part of the UK, with some 30 per cent applying only to...

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Constitutional Role of the Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman 17 April 2013 13:00 - 14:30

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Dame Julie Thérèse Mellor, DBE was appointed as Parliamentary Commissioner for Administration and the Health Service Commissioner for...

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Expertise and Policy: the Rise of the Government "Tsar" 21 March 2013 13:00 - 14:30

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A government "tsar" is defined as an individual from outside government who is publicly appointed by a minister to advise on policy...

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What Place for the Referendum in the UK? 21 February 2013 17:00 - 18:30

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The referendum is an instrument of popular sovereignty, an institutional expression of the doctrine that political sovereignty derives from...

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Prospects for a British Bill of Rights 24 January 2013 13:00

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The Commission on a Bill of Rights was established in March 2011 and mandated to investigate the creation of a UK Bill of Rights which...

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The Role of the House of Lords in the Parliamentary Process 6 December 2012 18:00

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Looking above and beyond current debates about the House of Lords' composition, Baroness D'Souza will discuss the Lords in terms of its...

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Redesigning Press Regulation: Lessons from Overseas 13 November 2012 18:00

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The outcome of the Leveson Inquiry will require a new constitutional design for press regulation: responsive to the fall-out from...

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