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The value of the House of Lords

Every so often, one sees in the press or on Twitter someone claiming that the House of Lords does not represent value for money.  This will often derive from the figures published for the annual cost of the House or  … Continue reading

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Too much or too little legislation?

Politicians variously complain that there is too much legislation and argue the case for reducing the volume, even having a moratorium on Bills being introduced for a year or two.  At the moment, parliamentarians are complaining that the session is … Continue reading

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Making sense of legislation

The legislative process is not necessarily that well understood outside Parliament and, indeed, not always that well understood by many within Parliament.  When the Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill was going through Parliament, there was a tendency to assume that … Continue reading

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