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The Referendum: Direct Democracy and the Constitution

Lecture by Vernon Bogdanor


In 1975 we held our first and - so far - our only nationwide referendum. It was on whether we should remain in the European Community, as it then was. Until then, the referendum was widely regarded as unconstitutional. Yet a number of non nation-wide referendums have since been held - mainly on devolution - and more are promised. What are the advantages and disadvantages? Does it have any role at all in a parliamentary system of government? What are likely to be the constitutional consequences of the increasing resort to the referendum device?


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Professor Vernon Bogdanor | talks | www

 

Date and Time:

24 January 2006 at 1:00 pm

Duration:

1 hour

 

Venue:

Gresham College
Barnard's Inn Hall
Holborn
London
EC1N 2HH
+44 20 78 31 05 75
http://www.gresham.ac.uk

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