Key changes in constitutional reform

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Government decentralised.
Devolution and elected mayors.
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Rights better protected.
Human Rights Act and Freedom of Information Act.
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House of Lords has become more effective.
Only 92 hereditary peers left.
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Electoral systems of Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales are more proportional.
Proportional electoral systems introduced during a Labour government.
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Judiciary is more able to protect rights and check abuses of government power.
It is independent due to the introduction of a supreme court.
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Government cannot manipulate election dates for their own advantage.
Fixed term parliament act.
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MPs are more accountable.
Constituency boundaries proposals and MP recall.
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Rights better protected.

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Human Rights Act and Freedom of Information Act.

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House of Lords has become more effective.

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Electoral systems of Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales are more proportional.

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Judiciary is more able to protect rights and check abuses of government power.

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