In search of healthy government
The aim of this site is to explore the principles which should underlie the governance of a mature society, and to examine how the British constitution might be reformed to provide a healthy system of government.
The Political Reform page contains links to pieces I have written over the last few years analysing various problems with our current constitution, and with our most fundamental laws, and proposing reforms which I believe would solve those problems.
Category Archives: Brexit
In previous posts, written a week or so after the EU referendum (A Constitutional Moment and Respecting the Result), I suggested that the Brexit vote had brought us to a constitutional crisis which had the potential to catalyse major reform … Continue reading
There’s a lot of talk at the moment about the importance of respecting the result of the referendum. But which result should be respected? There is, of course, the primary result of the simple count of votes cast but it … Continue reading
It seems to be widely taken for granted that the recent referendum has given government a mandate to take Britain out of the European Union. I believe that view rests on a failure to understand some crucial differences betweeen this … Continue reading