Constitutional Reform: A Recipe for Restoring Faith in Our Democracy?

Curtice, John and Seyd, Ben (2012) Constitutional Reform: A Recipe for Restoring Faith in Our Democracy? In: British Social Attitudes: The 29th Report. National Centre for Social Research, London, pp. 45-63. ISBN 0857027077. (Full text available)

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Abstract

The first coalition since the Second World War is itself an innovation at Westminster. But it also came to power committed to an ambitious programme of constitutional reform – including fixed-term parliaments, directly elected mayors and local police commissioners, and the wider use of referendums. Could any of these changes reverse the long-term decline in public trust in government?

Item Type: Book section
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HM Sociology
J Political Science > JA Political science (General)
Divisions: Faculties > Social Sciences > School of Politics and International Relations
Depositing User: Ben Seyd
Date Deposited: 27 Sep 2012 09:53
Last Modified: 05 Jul 2013 13:45
Resource URI: http://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/31032 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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