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July 11, 2014

MPs call for anniversary debate on a “new Magna Carta”

The 800th anniversary of Magna Carta next year is the right time for a fresh debate on the pros and cons of a written constitution, MPs have said.

The Commons Political Reform Committee said the UK was currently governed by a “sprawling mass” of laws, treaty obligations and unwritten conventions.

It said a written constitution was one of three possible options that could form the basis of a “new settlement”. Click here to read the full BBC News story.



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