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Was it something I said?

I had to be in the House on Monday for the second day in committee on the Fixed-term Parliaments Bill.  Because of an agreement between the parties, the first day had finished relatively early and the sitting on Monday was … Continue reading

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Dissecting the Fixed-term Parliaments Bill

The Fixed-term Parliaments Bill had its Second Reading yesterday.  In my speech, I was concerned with process as well as with substance.  The Bill was being rushed and the Government’s response to the Constitution Committee report on the Bill was, … Continue reading

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Fixed-term Parliaments

I am working on material for Tuesday’s Second Reading debate on the Fixed-term Parliaments Bill.  The Bill itself was subject to a critical report by the Constitution Committee.  The report identified problems with the speed with which the Bill was … Continue reading

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In danger of becoming a Guardian reader?

I occasionally get cited in the press, more often than not in The Times or The Daily Telegraph.  On odd occasions, I get a mention (not necessarily helpful, as the recent example of Quentin Letts shows) in other newspapers.  However, references to … Continue reading

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