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The West Lothian Question: the answer is not the solution

Lord Irvine of Lairg, when Lord Chancellor, said that the best way to deal with the West Lothian question (named after Tam Dalyell’s constituency, but actually dating from home rule debates in the 19th Century) was not to ask it.  … Continue reading

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A remarkable leaders’ debate

The televised debates between David Cameron, Nick Clegg and Gordon Brown have certainly proved a remarkable feature of the election campaign.  They have set a precedent for later general elections.  However, another important televised leaders’ debate has taken place this evening … Continue reading

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