Monthly Archives: April 2010

Media round

I have been in Westminster today to do some media interviews.  I shall be back again for the same reason next week. Today’s interviews may be of interest to our international readers (or reader!).  This morning, I recorded an interview for … Continue reading

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About me – Part 2

I realise I tend to work in Lords of the Blog mode and so haven’t used the opportunity to write much outside of that mode, not least about myself.  I know some bloggers sometimes do posts along the lines of  … Continue reading

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The phrase GB probably wishes he could use

I gather a defendant in one court case, having been found guilty, was asked if there was anything he wished to say.  He replied: ‘Yes.  Beam me up, Scotty.’ I can’t help thinking that over the past couple of days … Continue reading

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Tackling prostitution

Parliament has passed a number of laws dealing with prostitution.  I did a post about the most recent change – now a section of the Policing and Crime Act 2009 - some months ago on Lords of the Blog.  The overwhelming … Continue reading

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A temporary Prime Minister?

The prospect of the Liberal Democrats in a hung Parliament supporting a Labour Party led by someone other than Gordon Brown has led to media speculation that there may be a temporary Prime Minister while the Labour Party elects a … Continue reading

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Debating electoral reform

The Speakers’ Corner Trust provides an online forum in which protagonists can present and debate each side of a particular issue. I have just debated with Ken Ritchie, chief executive of the Electoral Reform Society, on the subject of electoral reform.  You can read … Continue reading

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Getting rid of laws?

In my previous post, I invited suggestions for new laws or changes to the law that would be desirable but which are not likely to figure in the debate between the parties.  Some of you have already come up with … Continue reading

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