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Making e-petitions truly parliamentary

I spent the weekend in Oxford at the Study of Parliament Group annual conference – my 36th year of consecutive attendance.  One of the issues discussed was e-petitions.  The point I have previously made came up, namely that the process … Continue reading

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The confusion continues…

The Hull Daily Mail is encouraging people to sign a petition on the Government’s e-petition website calling for action on jobs being lost at the BAE plant in Brough.   They report that, if 100,000 people sign the petition, the Government … Continue reading

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Confusing Parliament and Government

It is not unusual for the public to confuse Parliament with Government.  Even the BBC do it.  I notice that on one programme, Heir Hunters, whenever there is a reference to the Government, or to the Treasury, it displays a … Continue reading

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