Dominic Raab

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The Debate on Fox Hunting

(0) Comments | Posted 14 July 2015 | (13:06)

Tomorrow, Parliament will debate a Statutory Instrument (SI) amending the 2004 Hunting Act. There are several changes, but the key one removes the current limit of two dogs that can be used to flush out foxes (and certain other animals) for the purposes of pest control.

This ninety-minute debate will...

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In Response to Emma Reynolds and the 'Phantom Veto'

(0) Comments | Posted 9 February 2012 | (00:00)

On Monday, Labour's impressive Shadow Europe Minister, Emma Reynolds, used this blog, to accuse the prime minister of exercising a 'phantom veto' over the Fiscal Compact. Yet, the only phantom is the ghostly apparition of a howling opposition bereft of substance.

A shadow Europe minister should know...

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Politicians Did not Close NOTW, Kill off the BSkyB Merger or Compel Rebekah Brooks to Resign. The Public Did

(6) Comments | Posted 18 July 2011 | (12:22)

'There is no way you can report the politics of power without getting close to the people in power ... if you obsess about the process you stop talking about what matters'. It may sound like a confession from Rebekah Brooks, arrested yesterday amidst hacking allegations. In fact, it was...

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