The Uk 's Constitutional Law

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‘The right understanding of any matter and a misunderstanding of the same matter do not wholly exclude each other’, said Kafka . It can be said that the existing arrangement did fundamentally alter the UK’s constitutional law but extending it to remark that it alone eroded the parliamentary sovereignty is a bit of an overstatement. Devolution of powers to the Scottish Parliament, the National Assembly for Wales and the Northern Ireland Assembly from the Westminster Parliament is also a major contributing feature. However, Parliamentary sovereignty exists and is still an integral part of the British constitution. It’s something Britons are not willing to compromise on. This can be seen from the UK’s tepidity in EU’s growing involvement in its member states’ internal governance. This was clearly displayed by the PM’s speech on 23rd January 2013 while the coalition government was in power . The lack of a codified and entrenched constitution is quite problematic when considering the principle of Parliamentary Sovereignty, which at its crudest form has the potential to create a ‘flat’ constitution with no hierarchy of laws. Lack of hierarchy is harmful and degrades important principles by downplaying their significance i.e., by placing them in the same pedestal alongside Acts of Parliament having no constitutional significance. UK’s membership in the EU has indeed brought about severe implications on the sovereignty of the Westminster Parliament but what it has also done is
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