Op-ed: United Kingdom: On the potential role and impact of referendums in a parliamentary democracy

By Jess Sargeant and Basma Yaghi, 3 August 2018
Photo credit: The Constitution Unit
Photo credit: The Constitution Unit
On 19 July, a debate took place in the House of Lords on the impact of referendums on parliamentary democracy. During the debate, several speakers drew upon the recently published report of the Independent Commission on Referendums, which was established by the Constitution Unit last year to review the role and conduct of referendums. Jess Sargeant and Basma Yaghi summarise the debate.
Read the full article here: The Constitution Unit


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