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Posts Tagged: Parliament
The yearning to render everything inoffensive has itself become offensive, for it leads to persistent self-censorship.
The Government’s scheme is deeply problematic and there’s a potential Commons majority against it.
One can’t plead both ‘our inter-connected United Kingdom’ against English Votes and ‘the spirit of devolution’ against Ukima.
Andrew Bowie: Why this Conservative and Unionist government is right to scrap English Votes for English Laws
Let’s have more devolution in England – to our regions and localities. But let us not divide even further down national lines.
Jackie Doyle-Price and Miriam Cates: The trans debate. Women are standing up for their rights, not declaring a culture war
We would invite Lord Herbert to meet some of the women’s groups, parents, gay and lesbian people, and sportswomen whose views differ from his.
Policy drift following the collapse of the Union Unit shows the danger of Downing Street losing its grip on a process.
Richard Ekins: The repeal of the Fix-term Parliaments Act is essential for restoring faith in our democracy
However, the Dissolution and Calling of Parliament Bill must be strengthened.
And we’re all for a rebalancing – but Parliamentary government must mean Parliament in full, not just the executive.
The threat of Scottish independence. Is it business as usual? First, pre-election panic. Then the vote. And finally…back to complacency.
Some of the measures announced so far are popular, but there is frustration at the slow pace and lack of coherence.
A brief apology doesn’t justify him remaining in post. It’s now up to him to do so live. This is one for Andrew Neil, assuming he’s available.
The process of leaving brutally exposed some of the UK’s shortcomings. But a Remain vote would have hid them, not solved them.
Former Speaker says “in terms of values the Labour Party is preferable to the Conservative Party”.
Our introduction to: what each Bill is, the politics of it, who’s responsible, arguments for and against – and a controversy rating out of ten.
Henry Hill: If Wales is last to unlock, will Welsh business pay the price for our disjointed approach to Covid-19?
When the rules are set in Cardiff Bay and the tab is picked up in London, there are lots of cracks to fall through.