The Theory of the UK constitution and its sources


The Development, Nature and Theory of the UK constitution 

  • Not entrenched, can be changed, house of lords reform under blair 
  • however means gov can do what it likes, under blairs anti terrorism laws were illegal 
  • gov is limited by parliament, 1million people protesting the Iraq war in 2003 
  • House of Lords still not fully reformed, it is hard to push through proper reform 
  • Means that the government is  soveriegn, can be effective. For example the human rights act of 1998 was passed 
  • However governement is not fully sovereign, for example may being defeated on the brexit vote in 2017 
  • Codification means that peoples rights would be better defined, government torturing terrorists in the 2000s
  • However the


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