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The Big House... From the Inside

(0) Comments | Posted 20 July 2015 | (11:20)

The Government's travails with the SNP continue. This last week Mr Cameron and his friends were fully intent on changing the current arrangements on hunting and on English Votes for English Laws. But, spectacularly, they had to yield to the dreaded Scots, whilst at the same time performing acrobatic moves...

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The Big House... From the Inside

(0) Comments | Posted 10 July 2015 | (12:43)

Evil EVEL?

The government seems intent on pushing through as much difficult legislation as quickly as possible.

The Referendum Bill on the UK's membership of the European Union has long since left the House, together with the European Finance Bill. On the 22nd we expect the second reading of...

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The Big House... From the Inside

(0) Comments | Posted 23 June 2015 | (11:15)

As expected the government has yielded on the little matter of holding the In/Out EU referendum on May 5th 20116, the same day as the general elections in Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland (as well as a host of other local elections in England). They were facing a strong case...

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The Big House... From the Inside

(1) Comments | Posted 15 June 2015 | (12:51)

Tuesday morning dawned with MPs from every party buzzing in to debate one of the big questions of the election, the referendum on Britain's membership of the European Union.

To quote that revered philosopher Yogi Bear, it was another case of deja-vu all over again, with stragglers from ancient battles...

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Iraq: The End?

(32) Comments | Posted 26 December 2011 | (23:00)

So that's it then. The Iraq War is at an end. The long awaited conclusion as the final US soldiers leave the country, closing the gate behind them with a kick.

That's it. The end. Forget the lies. Forget the war crimes. Forget mistreating and killing defenceless prisoners. Remember the...

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