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Law, conventions and practices

I have just received my copy of the second edition of Parliament and the Law, edited by Alexander Horne and Gavin Drewry.  I have contributed a chapter, with Lucinda Maer, on ‘Relationship between the two Houses’.  That relationship is shaped … Continue reading

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A convention, yet not a convention….

I spoke yesterday in the Second Reading debate on the Scotland Bill.  You can read the speech here.  As you will see, I focused on the first two clauses, not least Clause 2, which seeks to put the Sewel convention … Continue reading

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