The British constitution is not written down in any single document, and therefore it’s described as “unwritten”.

August 16, 2013

Today I learned that Britain has a constitution that is not written down in any single document. Unlike France or America, Britain has never had a major event – such as a revolution – that would lead to a new system of government. Consequently, there has been no need to write up a constitution.

The British constitution is not written down in any single document, and therefore it's described as

British constitution is set on principles and institutions that have developed over hundreds of years. Much of the British constitution is embodied in statutes, court judgments and treaties.

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