Comments On The Consultation On A "New Magna Carta"

  • Posted on: 9 December 2014
  • By: admin

The Political and Constitutional Reform Committee says this in their introduction:

The most famous constitutional document in England’s history, the Magna Carta, has its 800th Anniversary next year, but  the Committee has been looking forwards by working on a major project with King’s College London to develop several different visions of what a democratic settlement for the UK could look like.

The agenda for "change" is clear, for they proceed from the assumption that the UK needs a "democratic settlement". With this in mind, the UK Column recently invited Rodney Atkinson and John Hurst to discuss the public consultation stage in now in progress, which comes in the form of an online questionairre. This is what they had to say: