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Future Governance of the UK

Inquiry

The United Kingdom as currently constituted marks its centenary in 2021. It is also under strain. Both Brexit and the differences in the public health response to the COVID-19 pandemic between the UK Government, the devolved administrations and English local government have highlighted long-standing tensions in inter-governmental relations.

The Constitution Committee is exploring how power can best be shared within the UK to establish stable and effective governance arrangements throughout the UK for the 21st century. The inquiry will consider issues such as:

  • The current balance of powers within the UK
  • The current challenges for multi-level governance in the UK
  • The current approach to devolution within England
  • The common purpose of the UK

Reports, special reports and government responses

No reports or special reports published.

Oral evidence transcripts

No oral evidence transcripts published.

FGU0050 - Future Governance of the UK
Witnesses OECD
Committees Constitution Committee
Written Evidence
FGU0049 - Future Governance of the UK
Witnesses London First
Committees Constitution Committee
Written Evidence
FGU0048 - Future Governance of the UK
Witnesses Jack Sheldon (Doctoral Researcher at University of Cambridge), and Hedydd Phylip (Doctoral Researcher at Cardiff University)
Committees Constitution Committee
Written Evidence

Other publications

No other publications published.