Evaluate the extent to which the UK’s membership of the European Union has had an impact on parliamentary sovereignty. What does the result of the EU Referendum 2016

Evaluate the extent to which the UK’s membership of the European Union has had an impact on parliamentary sovereignty. What does the result of the EU Referendum 2016 tell us about the continuing significance of the doctrine of parliamentary sovereignty in the modern UK Constitution?
You must illustrate your answer by reference to cases and where appropriate, academic resources.

 

For this final assessment you are required to write an essay which brings together your knowledge and understanding of the CAHR module.
Knowledge & Understanding:
You will need to demonstrate to the examiner:
 You understand the development of the UK constitution and the context in which it now operates;
 You understand and can explain the doctrine of parliamentary sovereignty and its relevance to the UK constitution;
 You understand and can examine the effect the ECA has had on the UK constitution and parliamentary sovereignty in particular.
 You can explain and examine the effect of the impact the European Referendum 2016 has on the UK constitutional arrangements and parliamentary sovereignty in particular.
Argument:
You will need to demonstrate to the examiner that you have the ability to:
 Construct arguments which are supported by authority and
 Analyse evidence and draw conclusions.
Presentation:
You will need to demonstrate to the examiner that you can:
 Present your answer in the form of an essay; and
 Present your arguments in a well-structured and logical order;
 Referenced appropriately; and
 Make use of clear and concise English language in order to communicate your arguments.

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