What changes have been made to the Constitution?

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  • Most in support of the constitution and happy to work within existing framework.
  • Other groups unhappy and believe it needs reform. Feeling developed particularly in the 1970s due to problems in the economy, government, Europe and Ireland. Lord Hailsham said constitution promoted "elective dictatorship" and that a "Bill of Rights" was needed.
  • Conservatives in power 1979-1992 and upheld many key features of constitution - Thatcher and Major centralised power and denied devolution. 
  • In the late 1980s and 1990s a coalition of political…


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