On 16 June 2008 the British Academy held a workshop to discuss the significance of the ‘Governance of Britain’ constitutional reform programme introduced by Gordon Brown shortly after becoming Prime Minister, and the associated ‘Constitutional Renewal’ package produced in March 2008. The meeting was all the more timely because Parliament’s Joint Committee on the Draft Constitutional Renewal Bill was currently at work. Dr Andrew Blick, who produced a discussion paper for the workshop, highlights some of the issues.
• Andrew Blick
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