Despite the recent bad press, the overall numbers suggest the institution is probably here to stay.
Posts Tagged: The Queen
That sorrow, more profound than many people had expected, is a measure of the affection and respect in which he was held.
‘We give thanks, as a nation and a Kingdom, for the extraordinary life and work of Prince Philip’. The Prime Minister’s tribute – full text.
“Her Majesty said that our country owed her husband ‘a greater debt than he would ever claim or we shall ever know’ and I am sure that estimate is correct.”
Alberto Costa: There are too many barriers to Britishness. Post-Brexit, it’s time for a more welcoming citizenship policy.
A positive agenda would encourage those whom we are now seeking to attract to take that extra step.
Iain Dale: “Winston Churchill gave voice to the nation’s courage and Vera Lynn gave voice to its heart”
Plus: If only the Remainers had behaved like Rashford. And: the lesson I draw from Twitter – “Immer mit der Ruhe”
Tony Lodge: Britain’s creaking, outdated energy system has been exposed by this crisis. It’s time for a greener future.
While the pandemic has been challenging for the National Grid, it also presents the perfect opportunity for change.
I am grateful to the Government for responding to our financial concerns. It’s meant that help has reached those who need it most.
Preparations must be made to clear the backlog of court cases and prosecutions. There will be great pressure on charities helping victims.
My open letter to the Prime Minister proposes the award to recognise the astonishing efforts of those working for our healthcare system.
We wrote last week that “one cannot fudge membership of the working Royal Family”, and Buckingham Palace clearly thinks so too.
Andrew Gimson’s Commons sketch: Please, Prime Minister, stop talking about “the people’s priorities”
Meanwhile Corbyn behaved like a grumpy adolescent.
“My Government will embark on an ambitious programme of domestic reform”. The Queen’s Speech – full text
Although Brexit is the headline, the spotlight is on a range of measures aimed at schools, the NHS, the police, and the justice system.
“My Government’s priority has always been to secure the United Kingdom’s departure from the European Union on the 31st of October.”
Its verdict fundamentally misunderstands Parliamentary Sovereignty – thus raising big questions about the future of the judiciary and the stability of our constitution.
Lady Hale declared: “This was not a normal prorogation. It prevented Parliament from carrying out its constitutional role.”