Constitutional Law Matters

Centre for Public Law, University of Cambridge


Who’s in charge of the Westminster Parliament?

Time: Wednesday 20 October 2021 6pm to 7pm.

Location: Online webinar.

We will be examining the balance of power between the Government and Parliament. Can the Government make any law it wishes? Or is it constrained by backbench and opposition MPs? We will also ask why this matters in a constitutional system with a sovereign Parliament.

Confirmed speakers include Professor Mark Elliott, University of Cambridge, Professor David Howarth, University of Cambridge and Professor Meg Russell, University College, London and the Constitution Unit.

Prior to the webinar each speaker will record a short lecture that will be available to download, leaving plenty of time for debate and discussion in the webinar.

Please go here to register for the event.

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