Monthly Archives: October 2016

More myths….

Further to my earlier post on dispelling myths, I thought I would add a further two – although one encompasses a subject that will doubtless come as no surprise to regular readers. Keeping the European Communities Act 1972 on the statute book … Continue reading

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What is the royal prerogative?

The royal prerogative is a matter of some debate at the moment – notably in respect of triggering notification of the UK’s intention to leave the EU under Article 50 of the Treaty on European Union – but what is the royal prerogative? The prerogative comprises powers … Continue reading

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We have a winner…

There were some excellent entries for the caption competition.  Every one was a potential winner, though the edge of some was possibly blunted by the fact that (a) I am a Methodist and (b) I have better things to do … Continue reading

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Repealing the Fixed-term Parliaments Act?

Some commentators, as I have previously noted, still appear to be unaware of the Fixed-term Parliaments Act and think that the PM can call a ‘snap’ election.  It is no longer in the gift of the PM to ask the … Continue reading

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October caption competition

A friend was keen to remind me recently that I had not posted a caption competition for some time.  (I did point out that the blog was designed primarily for what were intended as informed posts on constitutional and other developments!)  … Continue reading

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