‘Modern Monarchy, Brexit and English Identity’
Centre for English Identity and Politics, The University of Winchester, September 2016

‘A “Snap” General Election? It’s Far from a Certainty’,
U.K. Const. L. Blog (13th Jul 2016) (available at

Legal and Constitutional Implications of the EU In or Out Referendum’
England and the EU Conference, University of Winchester, March 2016. The former cabinet minister, Prof. John Denham has asked me to deliver a presentation as part of his conference ‘England and the EU’, held at the Centre for English Identity and Politics, University of Winchester, 12th March 2016. This lecture considered the legal and constitutional consequences of the referendum in general, but with a particular focus on the consequences of England voting to leave the EU, but another nation of the UK voting to remain as part of the EU.

Informal Constitutional Change: Pulling Iraq Up from Its Bootstraps
Who Takes Britain to War Conference, University of Leicester, January 2016.

‘The Methodology of Camerons Government
UK Constitutional Law Association Conference at the University of Manchester, June 2015.

Engaging the Public, House of Commons Political and Constitutional Reform Select Committee, 2014
As part of the Constitution Project, a joint venture between the Centre for Political and Constitutional Studies at King’s College London and the Political & Constitutional Reform Select Committee, I was asked to consider how the public could be involved in a process that could, ultimately, result in a codified constitution for the UK. This research informed the Select Committee’s report A New Magna Carta published in July 2014.

Conference Report: Prisoner Voting and the Constitution, 18th June 2014, Faculty of Laws UCL
UK Const. L. Blog (9th July 2014) (available at

Interdisciplinary Uncertainty A Report from Conference on the Teaching of Public Law
UK Const. L. Blog (2nd July 2013) (available at

What Watkins v Woolas Tells Us About the State of Election Law in the UK
Liverpool Postgraduate Law Conference at the University of Liverpool, July 2013.

The Union, Constitutional Change and Constitutional Conventions (and English Regionalism?)’ UK Const. L. Blog (3rd April 2013) (available at

2011: A Tale of Two Referendums
Conference presentation at the PGR Conference, University of Manchester, October 2012.