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The changing constituency roles of the MP

There is no job description for an MP.  Each represents a constituency and how they do so is shaped by their own interpretation as well as by the expectations of constituents.  There is no one constituency role, but rather several.  … Continue reading

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Notes on dissolution

I see people keep tweeting queries about the dissolution of Parliament, so here are a few notes in response to various of the queries that have appeared. Unlike prorogation, there is no formal ceremony for dissolution. Parliament was dissolved at … Continue reading

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The value of parliamentarians

In a previous post, I raised the issue of how to value the work of the House of Lords.  How does one ascribe monetary value to thousands of improvements achieved to measures passing through Parliament?  In that post, I touched … Continue reading

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