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The Dispatch Box: The Cereal Killer and Angry Commuters. Season 1 – Episode 1.

The Dispatch Box: The Cereal Killer and Angry Commuters. Season 1 – Episode 1.

Alex MacDonald January 5, 2013 2

The Dispatch Box is a new weekly podcast from The Backbencher Online Political Magazine. The hosts are Alex MacDonald, Lee Jenkins, and Olly Neville who this week discuss why Andy Burnham, the Shadow Health

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Fox hunting law needs reform

Fox hunting law needs reform

Andrew Thorpe-Apps January 5, 2013 5

The Hunting Act 2004 outlawed fox hunting with dogs in England and Wales. Tony Blair forced the legislation through by invoking the Parliament Acts 1911 and 1949, allowing the Commons to over-rule the Lords. The

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A review of James Graham’s ‘This House’

A review of James Graham’s ‘This House’

Backbencher January 5, 2013 2

James Sharpe. This House is the new play from James Graham. Set between 1974 and 1979, the play covers the fractious political climate of the Harold Wilson and James Callaghan governments from the perspective

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