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Referendums, referenda

During debates on the Fixed-term Parliaments Bill, one or two peers insisted on saying referenda rather than referendums.  I suspect the same will happen when we debate the European Union Bill.  However, referendum is one of those rare gerunds for … Continue reading

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Referendums

Shortly before Parliament rose, the House of Lords Constitution Committee, of which I am a member, published its report on referendums in the UK.   The report not only provides recommendations on the use of referendums but is also an excellent pedagogic tool in … Continue reading

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