Includes bibliographical references (p. 303-325) and index
Introduction : forecasting constitutional futures -- Scotland and Wales : the evolution of devolution -- Tying the UK together? Intergovernmental relations and the financial constitution of the UK -- Northern Ireland : polarisation or normalisation? -- Answering the english question -- The future of britishness -- The judiciary -- Whitehall -- The future of the monarchy : the reign of King Charles III -- The new human rights culture -- Downward slope? FOI and access to government information -- Watchdogs of the constitution - the biters bit? -- Media pressures on politics -- Majoritarianism under pressure : the electoral and party systems -- Whither the parties? -- Parliament : emasculated or emancipated? -- Conclusion : where will the westminster model end up?