30 Nov 2023

Book Launch: Unchecked Power by Professor Alison Young

Alison Young Book Launch

In Unchecked Power: How Recent Constitutional Reforms are Threatening UK Democracy, Alison Young provides the first consolidated account on constitutional changes, arguing that the UK is currently on a constitutional cliff-edge which endangers democracy and good constitutional government. She argues that more is needed to shore up the UK’s post-Brexit constitution to prevent it collapsing into a system of unchecked power.

On Thursday 30 November from 6.00pm, Alison will be joined by Hannah White, Joshua Rozenberg and other guests to celebrate the launch of her latest book and to debate these issues. The debate, chaired by Vikram Sachdeva, will be followed by a drinks reception and opportunity to buy a signed copy of the book.

Alison Young is the Sir David Williams Professor of Public Law at the University of Cambridge, UK and Academic Associate at 39 Essex Chambers. From March 2024 she will begin her appointment as Public Law Commissioner.


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