Monthly Archives: January 2012

E-mailing MPs

Last week, I circulated details to MPs of the next meeting of the all-party group on the constitution.  As soon as I had e-mailed the notice, I waited for my in-box to be inundated with automatic responses.  Rather than deleting … Continue reading

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The independence of MPs

There were some very productive sessions at the annual Study of Parliament Conference in Oxford at the weekend.  One was on the socialisation of parliamentarians.  I have already done a post on Lords of the Blog  on the socialisation of … Continue reading

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New Year viewing as well…

A friend ‘phoned to say that he had got up rather late on New Year’s Day and switched on the television only to see me on the screen.  It was the History of Parliament lecture.  He seemed to think it was … Continue reading

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Happy New Year

Looking forward to 2012 Happy New Year to readers.  I have been very impressed by the fact that there were visitors to the site every day throughout Christmas.   As I have said before, clearly a quality readership.  The site has … Continue reading

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