The UK constitution needs urgent reform to fix crisis of trust in UK politics.
A new electoral system has important implications far beyond election outcomes.
Lessons from a series of roundtables
The Institute for Government and Bennett Institute for Public Policy launch a major review of the UK constitution.
Devolved government in England is failing due to chronic over-centralisation, an incoherent tangle of institutions and a “democratic deficit”.
Government should give parliament proper power to scrutinise legislation.
Ministers must do more to strengthen the UK's constitutional guardians.
Review of the UK Constitution: final report
The UK constitution needs urgent reform to fix crisis of trust in UK politics.Read the report
Whether the UK survives in its current form or what it will look like if it doesn’t stay together, will hinge on which vision prevails.
This guest paper argues that the UK’s model of democracy and government does not put citizens at the heart of decision making – it should.
The UK constitution has been under pressure in recent years, but it is not broken or in disarray, writes guest author Brian Christopher Jones.
This guest paper explores the constitutional history of Northern Ireland, and the challenges it faces today.
Why devolved competence has become more contested.
What are the challenges to the current regulatory system for political finance?
The most effective way of making constitutional principles harder to overturn is through a combination of legal and political mechanisms.
The House of Lords is being undermined by uncontrolled prime ministerial appointments, the chamber’s growing size, and membership of hereditary peers
Political parties are the “ghosts in the machine” of the UK constitution and more attention should be paid to their role in reforming how it operates.
Relations between civil servants and ministers require an urgent reset.
Politicians must recognise their duty to protect the UK constitution.
The threat to the union is the main challenge to the monarchy.
The Future of the UK Constitution
The IfG and Bennett Institute hosted a special one-day conference to reflect on the state of the UK constitution and discuss proposals for reform.Watch the event
The IfG was in Liverpool for a series of fringe events on the constitution, devolution, public services, AI and more.
The IfG was in Manchester for a series of fringe events on the constitution, levelling up, public services, AI and more.
The IfG and Bennett Institute hosted a special one-day conference to reflect on the state of the UK constitution and discuss proposals for reform.
The event explored the challenges of devolving power in the UK's constitutional framework.