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Westminster v York

The media have been carrying reports that the Government is considering a proposal to move the House of Lords to York or some other ‘northern’ city.  (Apparently Birmingham has also been mentioned, which admittedly is north of London.)  I have … Continue reading

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All quiet on the Westminster front

I was in Westminster yesterday to catch up on paperwork and  some research.  The Palace was, as one might expect, fairly quiet, as it tends to be in August, though by no means deserted.  During recesses, parliamentary offices continue to be … Continue reading

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Well done

Congratulations to the readers who responded to questions posed in my previous post.  CRAiG B was first with the correct answers.  Caroline Lucas is not the first Green parliamentarian.  As readers have noted, Lord Beaumont of Whitley sat as a … Continue reading

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