UK Constitution critical thinkers

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  • Created on: 03-05-17 17:23
Who said that there is no good reason to dismiss unmodified constitutions as not constitutions at all?
Eric Barendt
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Who said the common law regarding control of crown's prerogative powers and provisions in 1689 Bill of rights were clearly constitutional?
Eric Barendt
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Who claims our evolutionary constitution is a wrong footed step rather than a unique blessing?
F.F. Ridley
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Who says that our lack of entrenched constitution means there is no limit on what parliament can do?
F.F. Ridley
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Who claims political constitutions are difficult to identify as a phenomenon different from day to day political activity
Graham Gee
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Who says that a political constitution prescribes no more than the bare minimal conditions for political equality and accountability
Graham Gee
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Who claims that just because Britain are one of the very few countries without a codified constitution, it doesn't mean that we need one?
Nick Barber
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"Vital to stop attacking politics and start praising its virtues"
Adam Tomkins
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"Living politically means we do not live in tyranny"
Adam Tomkins
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"The UK constitution should be understood as founded upon law that is enforceable in the courts"
Tom Hickman
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"Constitution must guarantee that everyone and every office is ultimately subject to the rule of law"
Tom Hickman
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"The Q is, how to marry a legal constitution founded on the protection of rights, with political mechanisms of accountability"
Tom Hickman
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