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Debating Private Members’ Bills

Sir Christopher Chope, the MP for Christchurch, has attracted widespread criticism for his action last Friday in blocking a Private Member’s Bill to protect girls from female genital mutilation.  In the Commons, Private Members’ Bills that have not been allocated time … Continue reading

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Issues for a new Parliament

When the new Parliament begins, there will be major policies being advanced by Government.  However, there is always the danger that the battle between the parties will define much of the debate.  Issues that are important to particular sections or … Continue reading

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