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NGOConstitution Unit
AddressThe Constitution Unit, School of Public Policy, UCL, 29-30 Tavistock Square, London, WC1H 9QU
Telephone020 76794977
Emailconstitution@ucl.ac.uk
Websitewww.ucl.ac.uk/constitution-unit
Background InformationThe Constitution Unit is a research body focussing on contemporary constitutional change in Britain, with a current focus on devolution, data protection and freedom of information, and Parliament. The Unit was established in anticipation of constitutional change under a future Blair Government, with leading figures including former civil servant Robert Hazell, and prominent centre-left figures David Marquand and Robert Maclennan. A brief lull after the 1997 general election was followed by the Unit's re-emergence within University College London's School of Public Policy, from where it follows and comments upon the Blair Government's continuing constitutional reforms. Sources: Barberis et al 2000 pp71-2; www.ucl.ac.uk/constitution-unit
Year Created1995
Other Names / Antecedent Bodies
Related OrganisationsUniversity College London
KeywordsGovernance and citizenship; Think tanks & research organisations.
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