It’s the Constitution that’s holding back America

It is commonly mistaken that the UK doesn’t have a constitution, or that it doesn’t have a written constitution. It has both. When a House of Commons bill becomes law, it becomes part of our constitution. Or when a judge delivers a ruling on a case, that then becomes part of our constitution. This is […]


Our constitution is not set in stone: the SNP will get their referendum

Boris Johnson has formally refused First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon’s request for a second referendum on Scottish Independence to be held this year. The response is no surprise, but it does mark another inconclusively decisive move in the sparring between the SNP and Westminster about the future of the union. Whilst unremarkable in its predictability, Johnson’s […]