One can conceive of Ministers seeking an all-party public front, and Labour objecting to responsibility with no power.
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It froze up during Brexit stasis, thawed when Boris Johnson won his majority – and is closing down again as the coronavirus advances.
The former Deputy Leader of the Labour Party abused his parliamentary privileges. Holding the powerful to account means blocking his peerage.
Its proponents are making the same arguments as the advocates of devolution in the 1990s. And we know what happened there.
Plus: Is a stronger Labour Leader better for the Conservatives? And: Amazing Amazon advertising.
Bercow was the rudest Speaker of modern times, yet by the end he had degenerated into an Establishment stooge
The former Speaker’s autobiography is a disappointment. He writes as he talks – and after a time this becomes wearisome.
Edward Faulks: The Supreme Court’s prorogation judgement unbalanced our constitution. MPs should make a correction.
For many lawyers and commentators, its ruling was an assertion of judicial power that cannot be justified by constitutional law or principle.
He should be scrutinised as fiercely as he himself scrutinised Delors as a journalist 30 years ago.
Danny Kruger: “Leaving the EU is about more than Global Britain. It is a response to the call of home.”
“Christianity and the western past are badly stained by violence and injustice, but I am not sure that we should so casually throw away the inheritance of our culture.”
Suella Braverman: People we elect must take back control from people we don’t. Who include the judges.
The political has been captured by the legal. Decisions of an executive, legislative and democratic nature have been assumed by our courts.
The Deputy Speaker, Nigel Evans, makes the historic announcement to the House of Commons.
This intake represents over a quarter of all Conservative MPs. It will have a huge impact on the outlook and culture of Parliament as a whole.
I’m looking forward to helping put some local and national issues on the table when I make mine later today.
We suggest that the state coach wends its way from Buckingham Palace to York along the slow lane of the A1 – via Finchley Road, Brent Cross and the Doncaster by-pass.
A vote by MPs is the only sensible way to resolve the matter one way or the other – assuming that the £500,000 target is reached.