Tag Archives: House of Commons

First day back after a very long recess


Whilst most of us have long since left behind our formal education, the understanding that today is the beginning of the School year for many people who live around us is hard to ignore, with increased traffic on the roads, … Continue reading

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Upper Chamber & Election expenses


It is disturbing that our democracy is being treated so malevolently by men and women who claim to be leading our nation. The truth is that all of our largest political parties are deeply corrupt and it is time their … Continue reading

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First signs of political spring?


It seems as though the Government under Mrs May is suffering a number of challenges and has even conceded some defeats in the last few days. All of these elements arise as things which she could legitimately lay at the … Continue reading

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A day to change our nation?


As 650 MPs and nearly 900 Lords assemble for their annual meeting with the Queen, today could be a day for something radical to happen. Of course it is much more likely that all of the planned and predetermined ceremonies … Continue reading

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Lets have substance, not just style


It appears that the Government and in particular the Cabinet Office Minister, Matthew Hancock MP have managed to win the case to spend an additional £80,000 per year to ensure our laws will continue to be printed on vellum, rather … Continue reading

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An obese Parliament that refuses to slim


The need for Parliament to move out of the Palace of Westminster in order for major renovations to take place, estimated at some £7Bn is not news, although over the last decade there have been various discussions regarding the idea that … Continue reading

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Back to normal


The sight of the Chamber in the House of Commons full to bursting point for the debate on Syria, acts as a useful reminder that our Government is not well suited to its infrastructure. Most of the images of debates in … Continue reading

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