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The week in Westminster…

This week I am based almost wholly in Westminster, a combination of parliamentary business and the fact that students still working on projects are my students  in Westminster.   The teaching semester has finished in Hull. On Monday, it was a … Continue reading

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Busy week

It has been another of those weeks.  On Monday, it was a case of teaching and then travelling to Westminster later in the day.  I had a meeting with Zoltan Kovacs, the Hungarian Minister of State for Government Communication, who … Continue reading

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Another long day

Yesterday was another long day.  Here are a few super-tweets: Breakfast meeting with a graduate student. Constitution Committee: we take evidence from Lord Jay, chair of the House of Lords Appointments Commission.  He says they are considering being proactive in … 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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Nick Clegg’s evidence

For those who may be interested in reading, rather than viewing, the Deputy Prime Minister’s evidence to the Constitution Committee last week, the uncorrected transcript (rather a good one) is available here.  A copy of his memorandum to the Committee … Continue reading

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Deputy PM before the Constitution Committee

As I mentioned in the previous post, the Deputy Prime Minister, Nick Clegg, gave evidence to the Constitution Committee on Wednesday on the Government’s programme of constitutional change. One of the issues I was keen to pursue with him was … Continue reading

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Super Tweets

A few mid-week pseudo-tweets.  I’ve termed them super tweets to cover the fact that they may well notably exceeed the maximum length of tweets… Monday.  Another intense teaching day.  Lunchtime lecture again precludes time for lunch.  Not so much of a … Continue reading

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