How sovereignty has changed in the UK since Labour began to reform in 1997

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A lot of political sovereignty has transferred to devolved administrations.
The Welsh Assembly and Scottish Parliament.
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More has transferred to the European Union.
This is referred to as ‘pooled sovereignty’ and fishing regulation is an area of pooled sovereignty.
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Increase in referendums.
There have been 7 referendums since 1997.
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Power of the executive in relation to Parliament has grown, giving it more sovereignty.
The government has a majority in Parliament making it easier for them to implement what they want.
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There has been a transfer of sovereignty over civil liberties.
The European convention of Human Rights.
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More has transferred to the European Union.

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This is referred to as ‘pooled sovereignty’ and fishing regulation is an area of pooled sovereignty.

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Increase in referendums.

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Power of the executive in relation to Parliament has grown, giving it more sovereignty.

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There has been a transfer of sovereignty over civil liberties.

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