Britain's Paraconstitution: The (In)Efficient Secret of Governance

09:30 Welcome: Jesse Norman and Colin Kidd
09:35 Jesse Norman: ‘Agency and government: constitutional implications’
09:50 Colin Kidd: ‘Norms of governance?’
Discussants: Rachel Wolf, Jim Gallagher
General Discussion
11:00 Tea in the Old Library
11:30 Sam Freedman: ‘Why the British state has stopped working’
Discussant: Robert Lisvane
General Discussion
13:00 Close
Date: 1 December 2023, 9:30 (Friday, 8th week, Michaelmas 2023)
Venue: All Souls College, High Street OX1 4AL
Venue Details: Old Library
Speakers: Jesse Norman, Colin Kidd, Discussant: Rachel Wolf, Discussant: Jim Gallagher, Sam Freedman, Discussant: Robert Lisvane
Booking required?: Required
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Audience: Members of the University only
Editor: Belinda Clark