Constitutional and Administrative Law by John Alder (auth.)

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Rousseau also favoured encouraging agreement by distributing wealth equally. 1. 2 The nature of representation Is an elected representative bound to advance the wishes of those who elected him or is he is elected to put his own views as an independent 20 General Principles expert? Is he entitled blindly to follow the party line? There is also the question of how far MPs are entitled to represent the views of private interests for whom they may act as consultants or advisers. Similar issues also arise in connection with local government.

S. 137 (1803)). On the other hand a written constitution which is drafted in vague terms, as are parts of the US constitution, is capable of being interpreted in many different ways and is as much a vehicle for the opinions of those in power as is the case with the unwritten constitution of the UK. The status of the constitution is therefore primarily a matter of political and cultural attitudes. For example in the USA there is an attitude of reverence towards the constitution that in the UK has been attached at various times to institutions such as the monarchy.

However, the people cannot act without a framework of procedural rules which enables them to co-ordinate their efforts, these rules being made by elite constitution makers. Indeed Lord Hoffman (1999), referring to political parties, described the UK constitution as 'aristocratic'. 2 Three Constitutional Models: Individualism, Liberalism and Communitarianism I shall outline three influential models of government which I suggest embody the fundamental themes which dominate constitutional law. These are firstly the individualistic model proposed by Thomas Hobbes (1588-1679), secondly the 'rights' model of John Locke (1632-1704) which is widely regarded as a liberal model and thirdly the democratic communitarian model of Jean-Jaques Rousseau (1710-1788).

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