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"We don't have a written constitution: it relies on convention and precedent, and the spirit within which those conventions and precedents are regarded. And if those conventions and precedents are ignored, overturned, challenged - then the lack of a codified constitution becomes an issue," he said.

"I would agree with those who would say in these circumstances, it may not be that you'd need a written constitution as a whole, but as a minimum, some of the procedures, not least in the Houses of Parliament, are going to have to be codified for clarity on what the rules are. There is no doubt in my mind that we have reached that point."

Another (former) public officer (TOA) shooting his mouth off. To the Tower with him!

Things are going to slide, slide in all directions
Won't be nothing
Nothing you can measure anymore
L. Cohen

by john_evans (john(dot)evans(dot)et(at)gmail(dot)com) on Sat Sep 14th, 2019 at 05:58:56 AM EST

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