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Opinion: Why the House of Lords can no longer be justified

Opinion: Why the House of Lords can no longer be justified

Christy O'Neil October 23, 2017 0

How is it that in a modern day democracy, a significant proportion of those determining our law inherit their positions? Unlike the elected House of Commons, 92 hereditary peers currently sit in the House

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Parliamentary recess – school’s out for summer

Parliamentary recess – school’s out for summer

Ed Creedy August 3, 2017 0

One of the slightly more light hearted stories reported in recent weeks, PM Theresa May leading holiday makers in a rendition of God Save the Queen, in an Italian hotel. A break from the

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The European Union (Withdrawal) Bill Explained

The European Union (Withdrawal) Bill Explained

Keith Sinclair July 15, 2017 0

So, it’s finally arrived – David Davis’ opening bid as to the nature of the UK’s relationship with the European Union following ‘Brexit-day’ in March, 2019, in the form of the European Union (Withdrawal)

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Westminster terror reflections

Westminster terror reflections

Keith Sinclair March 26, 2017 0

Despite Donal Trump Jr’s recent interpretation of Sadiq Khan, that terror attacks are ‘part and parcel’ of life in a big city, the outpouring of goodwill since the attack on Westminster last Wednesday which

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The EU makes the Queen’s Speech meaningless

The EU makes the Queen’s Speech meaningless

Douglas Carswell May 19, 2016 0

The Queen’s speech is meant to tell us what new laws to expect. But wasn’t something missing? Many of the new laws we’ll be subject to this year weren’t announced yesterday, or included in

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Corbyn: The First Week

Corbyn: The First Week

Robert Tyler September 19, 2015 0

Robert Tyler looks over Jeremy Corbyn’s first week as Labour leader. “A week is a long time in politics.”, Harold Wilson once quipped. Jeremy Corbyn would do well to listen and learn from one

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The Death of Assisted Dying – A Defeat For Self-Ownership

The Death of Assisted Dying – A Defeat For Self-Ownership

James Tracey September 13, 2015 0

Last friday Parliament rejected Rob Marris’ Assisted Dying Bill. The Bill would allow people who have been judged to have six months to live by two doctors acting independently of each other the right

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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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Queen Dissolves Parliament: General Election Begins!

Queen Dissolves Parliament: General Election Begins!

Robert Tyler March 30, 2015 1

David Cameron has just been to Buckingham Palace to ask the Queen to Dissolve Parliament and signal the official start of the General Election. From this point on there is technically no Parliament and

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Two Terms, Ten Years and One Kitchen! – Final PMQs of this Parliament review

Two Terms, Ten Years and One Kitchen! – Final PMQs of this Parliament review

Robert Tyler March 25, 2015 0

Today saw the last session of Prime Minister’s Questions of this Parliament before it being dissolved next week. This was Prime Minister David Cameron’s 146th appearance since taking the job in May of 2010.

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