Monthly Archives: October 2010

Forthcoming publications

In response to an earlier post, djb13 asked me if I would list my forthcoming publications.  As some readers may know (primarily those who do not know me at all well)  I am not one to draw attention to my … Continue reading

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One of those weeks…

It has been one of those weeks.  I have not yet arranged to use Twitter but if I had, and found the odd moment, here’s what some of my tweets would have looked like. Wednesday Up early to catch the … Continue reading

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The Browne Review

On Wednesday, the Lords will be discussing the Browne Review on the funding of higher education.  I shall be speaking.  I’m not exactly short of advice on the subject (or views of my own), but if readers have any particular … Continue reading

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Who am I?

This week a publisher sent me the firm’s latest catalogue – not once, but four times.  I received one in an envelope addressed to ‘Lord Norton Louth’, another in one addressed to ‘Professor Lord Norton of Louth’, a third addressed … Continue reading

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Forgot again….

My peerage took effect on 1 August 1998 and I was introduced into the House of Lords on 6 October.  You would think I would remember at least one of these each year on the anniversary date and do something … Continue reading

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Nick Clegg’s evidence

For those who may be interested in reading, rather than viewing, the Deputy Prime Minister’s evidence to the Constitution Committee last week, the uncorrected transcript (rather a good one) is available here.  A copy of his memorandum to the Committee … Continue reading

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All-party group

This evening, I chaired the first meeting of the All-Party Group on the Constitution.  I have already posted a report on Lords of the Blog.   For an all-party group, it was well attended, albeit principally by peers.  MPs were tied … Continue reading

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