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CHANGES TO THE UK CONSTITUTION AND REFERENDUMS

EDM (Early Day Motion) 886: tabled on 07 January 2013

Tabled in the 2012-13 session.

This motion has been signed by 1 Member. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

As this motion is using historical data, we may not have the record of the original ordering, in which case signatories are listed alphabetically.

Motion text

That this House notes that the Succession to the Crown Bill proposes to change the Bill of Rights 1689; recognises that this does have precedent; further notes, however, that the Bill of Rights is a settlement between the people and the Crown as well as being a statute; further notes that the UK constitution is written down although not in one place and difficult to find; believes that there is a growing need to determine a threshold at which constitutional changes require popular assent in a similar manner to the way in which changes to the constitutional settlement with the EU require popular assent; and calls for such a review to occur.

The first 6 Members who have signed to support the motion are the sponsors. The primary sponsor is generally the person who tabled the motion and has responsibility for it. The date shown is when the Member signed the motion.

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.