Tag Archives: Huw Merriman

Is our next General Election a way for existing MPs to depart?


As these two images demonstrate, some of the highest profile right wing campaigners appear to want to refresh our Parliament completely. Given that until the 3rd of September the Tories had a minor majority this could argue for an increase … Continue reading

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How Parliament has set out the Good, The Bad and the Ugly


The last week in Parliament has been a clear demonstration of why prorogation should not have occurred but given it took place between 10th September and 18th September which is a relatively long prorogation prior to any Queen’s Speech, my … Continue reading

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What is going on in the public space?


The last 24 hours appears to have proven once again that a week is a terribly long time in politics. Given how MPs in our Parliament regularly stand up and shout at Prime Ministers and leaders of the opposition and … Continue reading

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MPs in the South East have begun to change their responses


As we wait to find out who our next Prime Minister will be, it is encouraging that Parliament when presented with a new opportunity to prevent him from closing them down, responded differently. The prorogation of Parliament would allow the … Continue reading

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The future of seaside and rural communities


Last week in the House of Lords, Steve Bassam introduced a report entitled “Regenerating Seaside Towns and Communities – The future of seaside towns” At one point in his introduction Steve explained that the Government had responded and one of their … Continue reading

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Emergencies demand immediate responses Sajid


As we have reached what we keep being told are the final days of the Parliamentary career of Theresa May, it is inevitable that those who wish to take on the role of Prime Minister will come under even more … Continue reading

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Five Parliamentary swallows including disability benefits and tenancy rights


In the middle of the chaos and bizarre behaviour of many MPs in the House of Commons that has been going on for at least three years, occasionally a few sensible words and recommendations are heard.  If these could be … Continue reading

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