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Legal and Constitutional Policy

Written by Ewan Lusty Formatted by Brendan Tan Corruption is increasingly on the UK policy-making agenda. In December 2014 the Government published a comprehensive Anti-Corruption Plan, consisting of 66 points for further action in addressing corruption, acting on repeated warnings from journalists, academics, and NGOs about the threat corruption poses in the...

A paper based on data kindly provided by our Partners at YouGov-Cambridge. Reviewed at a seminar with Chris Bryant, MP for Rhondda and former Minister for Europe, and Symon Hill, Associate Director of Ekklesia Think Tank. [gview file="http://thewilberforcesociety.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2012/08/Sexuality_and_Discrimination_in_the_United_Kingdom.pdf" save="1"]...

This proposal sets out to address the inequalities of the unfinished project of devolution in Britain. It advocates the creation of a devolved English Parliament, modelled on the Scottish Parliament. The paper was discussed with the counsel of Prof Andrew Gamble, Head of POLIS, Cambridge. [gview file="http://thewilberforcesociety.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2011/08/A-Devolved-English-Parliament-Justin-Kempley.pdf" save="1"]...

The UK should recognise a right to Internet access which reflects public opinion within the country and beyond. This will put the UK in a strong position in any future discussion on a European-wide or even international Convention on the recognition of such right, which seems inevitable. [gview file="http://thewilberforcesociety.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2011/06/INTERNET-ACCESS-AS-A-FUNDAMENTAL-RIGHT.pdf" save="1"]...

A presentation of the case for the adoption of a UK written constitution, after society-wide consultation, to entrench fundamental human rights and to clarify constitutional arrangement regarding the roles of different branches of government and parliament, and to vest the power to interpret the constitution in the judiciary. [gview file="http://thewilberforcesociety.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2011/04/A-WRITTEN-CONSTITUTION-FOR-THE-UNITED-KINGDOM.pdf" save="1"]...