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Aspects of constitutional reform.

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Aspects of constitutional reform.

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This chapter examines constitutional reform and democracy in the United Kingdom. It discusses four central aspects of the debate on constitutional reform. First, it reviews the eclectic reasons which have been advanced for such reform. Second, it deals with the nature of rights which would be protected if one adopts a Bill of Rights, and the interpretative problems involved in any adjudication. Labors reform dose show aspects of reform to the UK constitution by decentralizing power from Westminster. However it can be argued that the reform did not go far enough, the devolved assemblies, are given different powers in different regions as chosen by parliament. Also, there is a level of subsidiary in the assemblies, as Parliament is.


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