Constitutional settlement

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Gordon Brown
'We need a new constitutional settlement that protects the individual against the state and that empowers the individual to develop his or her potential as part of our community.'
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Flinders
'The pace of constitutional change has stretched our constitution to breaking point.'
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Stein Ringen
"'The British theory' that holds a constitution to be a complex & evolving living organism that cannot be set in stone once & for all is a better answer to the question of what a constitution is.'
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Chloe Smith, MP
"Tackling the economy has to be the Government's priority."
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Iain McLean
"The main problem for a proposed UK constitutional convention is that nobody in England, representing 85% of the population, seems to feel much urgency about it."
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Labour Government (2009)
"Our constitution has developed organically over many centuries and change should not be proposed for change's sake."
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Hazell (2008)
"The period of big constitutional changes is now past."
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'The pace of constitutional change has stretched our constitution to breaking point.'

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Flinders

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"'The British theory' that holds a constitution to be a complex & evolving living organism that cannot be set in stone once & for all is a better answer to the question of what a constitution is.'

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"Tackling the economy has to be the Government's priority."

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Card 5

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"The main problem for a proposed UK constitutional convention is that nobody in England, representing 85% of the population, seems to feel much urgency about it."

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