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Why the UK Government Shouldn’t Guarantee the Rights of EU Citizens

Why the UK Government Shouldn’t Guarantee the Rights of EU Citizens

Max Lake March 12, 2017 0

Last Wednesday, the House of Lords defeated the government, amending the Article 50 bill to guarantee the rights of EU citizens in the UK. There’s only one problem – the EU hasn’t guaranteed the

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What should be done with The Lords?

What should be done with The Lords?

Harry Watson March 6, 2017 0

This week the government’s Article 50 bill failed to pass through the House of Lords by a majority vote of 358 to 256. The Lords rejected the bill in favour of an amendment that

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Indefensible and Undemocratic Lords Appointments

Indefensible and Undemocratic Lords Appointments

Robert Tyler August 28, 2015 0

Britain’s 4th Party gets 22 Lords, whilst its 3rd gets none. On Thursday, the Number 10 Press Office put out a statement on behalf of the Prime Minister announcing the creation of a fistful of new

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Lord Ashcroft Retires

Lord Ashcroft Retires

Robert Tyler March 31, 2015 0

Lord Ashcroft has announced he will be retiring from the House of Lords. Lord Ashcroft today announced that he will be stepping down from the House of Lords. This will make him one of

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Lords reject “annoying” Commons IPNA Bill

Lords reject “annoying” Commons IPNA Bill

Elliot Burns January 13, 2014 1

This week the House of Lords quite rightly rejected government proposals to replace the ASBO system with IPNAs. This change of acronyms may at first glance seem like meaningless bureaucratism, but if IPNAs are

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The Bent Wizards of Hogwarts

The Bent Wizards of Hogwarts

Old Holborn December 17, 2013 2

 Well that didn’t take long, did it? After being released from a nine month prison sentence for theft (of which he served just a quarter), Baron Hanningfield runs back to his non elected post

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‘Secret Court’ Proposals go on Trial

‘Secret Court’ Proposals go on Trial

Andrew Thorpe-Apps November 24, 2012 9

If passed, the Justice and Security bill will ensure far greater use of ‘closed hearings’ by civil courts to examine sensitive intelligence and ‘protect national security.’ The issue of so-called ‘secret courts’ is at

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