Constitutional reform since 1997

Types of constitutional reform ranging from devolution, electoral systems to referendums.

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Highest UK court
Supreme court
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Brought in from Blair, lasts 5 years
fixed term parliament
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Only bristol and london voted to have elected ______
mayors
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act brought in 1998
Human rights
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There's been a recent referendum regarding this, power and Wales.
Devolution
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They have been given more investigative power and a better media profile
Select Committees
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Back bench committees can discuss these in meetings
e-petitions
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PMQ's were changed from twice a week to once a week by _____________
Tony Blair
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This convention was deemed not suitable for our coalition government
Salisbury
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this act, brought in 2005, allows the public to see official documents
Freedom of Information
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Abolition of voting rights of most hereditary peers regards the ____________
House of Lords
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This electoral system was given to Northern Ireland in 1999 and for scottish local elections in 2007
STV
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This electoral system was adopted by the scottish parliament in 1999, welsh assembly in 1999 and the greater london assembly in 2000
AMS
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A reason for labour reforming the constitution was _____ (regarding being out of date)
Modernisation
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New labour was influenced by liberalism, this created ______ making it more democratic and liberal in nature
Democratisation
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coalition proposals meant that a ______ ____ of rights was to replace the Human rights act outside the control of the ECHR
British Bill
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A vote on the ______ of MP's who abuse their position was to take place
Recall
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Equal _________ sizes to ensure all parliamentary _________ies are of the same size
Constituency
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Brought in from Blair, lasts 5 years

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fixed term parliament

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Only bristol and london voted to have elected ______

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act brought in 1998

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There's been a recent referendum regarding this, power and Wales.

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