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Constitutional Reform in the UK: A Conference on the Brown Commission Report (Part Two)

William Knatchbull, Lucy Moxham


At the end of 2022, the Brown Commission published its final report, 'A New Britain: Renewing our Democracy and Rebuilding our Economy: Report of the Commission on the UK's Future' .

Part One of the Conference  took place at the Bonavero Institute of Human Rights, University of Oxford on 5 May 2023. Three panels considered (i) The Process of Constitutional Change; (ii) Second Chamber and Electoral System Reform; and (iii) Ethics, Integrity and Fourth Branch (Guarantor) Institutions. A recording of Part 1 is available here .

In this, Part Two of the Conference, panellists considered (i) Devolution, the Constitution and the Union; (ii) Decentralisation and Localism in the UK; and (iii) Institutional Modes of Protection and Fulfilment of Social Rights. Part Two of the Conference was hosted by the Bingham Centre for the Rule of Law in partnership with the Bonavero Institute of Human Rights, University of Oxford, LSE Law School, UCL Faculty of Laws, and the British & Irish Chapter of the International Society of Public Law.

The conference was convened by Prof Jeff King, Lucy Moxham, Prof Kate O'Regan, Prof Tarun Khaitan, and Prof Jo Murkens

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