Advantages and disadvantages of a written constitutionPaper Rating: Word Count: 1844 Approx Pages: 7
"Dear Mr. Prime Minister, here is the report you requested on the advantages and disadvantages of a written constitution for the United Kingdom with my conclusions
Constitution is "the rules and practices that determine the composition and functions of of the organs of central and local government in a state and regulate their relationship between the individual and the state . A written constitution is merely the above rules and practices formulated into a single document. The United Kingdoms constitution is largely unwritten, consisting of statutes (these however are written), common law rules and constitutional conventions.
The United States adhere to what is called "The Bill of Rights , the equivalent of a written constitution. There must therefore be both advantages and disadvantages to having a written constitution over an unwritten constitution; I will now attempt to highlight these.
Many believe that the United Kingdoms constitution is outdated with an inherent lack of overall agreement between its statutes, common laws and conventions. The constitution is meant to be the main backbone on which power, control, order and authority are built upon any maintained by. Having a writ