Monthly Archives: November 2010

Constitutional change

I promised I would provide summaries of the forthcoming publications I listed in my earlier post.  As I explained, I am editing a special issue of the journal Parliamentary History on the subject of ‘A century of constitutional change’, examining … Continue reading

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Keeping to time

There was a long speakers’ list on Tuesday for the Second Reading of the Public Bodies Bill.  Over 55 peers took part.  There is no time limit on Second Reading debates.   Each back-bench speech should not last more than 15 … Continue reading

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How old do I look?

At the moment, I travel to London whenever possible by Hull Trains in order to avail myself of the Club 55 deal, which lasts until the end of this month.  It means I can get a first class return ticket for … Continue reading

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Another of those days

Wednesdays tend to be my busiest days – though given some upcoming parliamentary business that may change.  Yesterday was a fairly typical day in that it was full and varied.  I was in shortly after 8.30 a.m. and left at … Continue reading

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New masthead

As readers will see, we now have a new masthead for the blog.  This was designed by one of our regular readers – and website designer – Carl.H.  He produced it in response to a comment on one of the … Continue reading

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