2015 will see the 800th anniversary of Magna Carta—one of the most important constitutional documents in history. The Political and Constitutional Reform Select Committee, which I chair, has been looking forwards, rather than back, by working on a major project with King’s College London to ask whether the UK needs a codified constitution and to develop several examples. Now it’s holding an unprecedented public consultation on the results and offering people the chance to be a founding father or mother of one of the planet’s oldest democracies.

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