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When is a convention not a convention?

The Government, directly or indirectly, has recently sought to address two conventions of the constitution and to do something about them: in one case, supposedly to enforce the convention and in the other to put it in statute.  In the … Continue reading

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Debating the Strathclyde Review

Last Wednesday, the House debated the Strathclyde Review – the report produced by Lord Strathclyde in the light of the failure of the House to approve the Tax Credits Regulations last October.  Lord Strathclyde outlined three options for restricting or … Continue reading

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