Who Rules? Parliament, the People or the Prime Minister?
Parliamentary supremacy, hard won in the seventeenth century, is being challenged by the government response to Brexit, placing under question whether Parliament or the executive – or the popular will, expressed through a referendum – should have the ultimate say.
Discuss the Liberal approach to who rules with English Civil Wars historian Professor Michael Braddick and Lord Martin Thomas. Chair: Baroness Lynne Featherstone.
8.15pm, Friday 17 March 2017
Meeting Room 4, Novotel Hotel, Fishergate, York YO10 4FD (no conference pass necessary)
Fringe meeting at the Liberal Democrat spring conference in York – but no conference pass necessary for the meeting.