Setting Cornwall Free – article by Cllr Jeremy Rowe and Nick Clegg MP

Too often governments have seen this part of the country as little more than a theme park for lazy summer holidays. But over the last five years Cornwall has finally had a strong voice in Government. Liberal Democrat MPs and Ministers have been relentless in fighting Cornwall’s corner, arguing every day for fairer funding and for . . . → Read More: Setting Cornwall Free – article by Cllr Jeremy Rowe and Nick Clegg MP

Sauce for the Goose?

The chamber of the House of Lords can be very intimidating, especially for newer Members trying to make a succinct point, when it is full to bursting at Questions.  They can hardly be blamed if they refer carefully to notes when asking for information from Ministers.

Yet, all too often, when they do this, some old stagers shout “READING”, . . . → Read More: Sauce for the Goose?

Quality vs Quantity

Goldilocks looked at Tony Blair’s Queen’s Speeches, with 30+ bills announced each time, and pronounced, ‘that’s far too much legislation’.  Then Goldilocks looked at the Coalition’s final Queen’s Speech and lamented, ‘this is far too little legislation.’  She looked at a perfect, fantasy government of the future and said, ‘that legislative programme will be just right’.

The . . . → Read More: Quality vs Quantity