Constitution

Brexit and the twentieth anniversary of the Good Friday Agreement

Posted on 9 April 2018 by Dr Thomas Leahy

This month marks the twentieth anniversary of the Good Friday (Belfast) Agreement, which ended over twenty-five years of conflict in Northern Ireland. Whilst the Good Friday Agreement remains secure, its key principles of consent and self-determination are under increasing pressure from Brexit and the Democratic Unionist Party’s (DUP) political deal with the UK Conservative government.
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A constitutional continuum

Posted on 19 March 2018 by Glyndwr Cennydd Jones

The UK is a unitary state comprising England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales, all of which are intrinsically linked culturally and historically in modern times through shared industrial, political and international experiences. Devolution aimed to address a measure of perceptible disenchantment due to unease with over-centralisation whilst retaining sovereignty in the hands of the Westminster
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EU Referendum: One Year On: The Brexit Election?

Posted on 28 June 2017 by Professor Roger Awan-Scully

On the first anniversary of the EU Referendum, academics from Cardiff University’s Wales Governance Centre came together at a public event to explore some of the legal, political and financial issues attached to Brexit, considering Welsh, British and European dimensions. During the event, Profressor Roger Scully questioned whether the UK General Election 2017 was really
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