Partial affections?

The House of Lords had the nearest thing it ever has to an almighty row on Wednesday.  Peers on all sides are really angry that the Cabinet game of musical chairs seems to have ended up with no proper seat for the Leader of our House.

I know from experience at both ends of the building (having . . . → Read More: Partial affections?

Boundary changes without mass disruption?

Media Release from Mark Harper MP, Graham Allen MP and Lord Tyler

Major academic report published by McDougall Trust on Wednesday
Multi-million pound boundary review starting in 2016 could cause mass disruption
Former Conservative Minister says Report ‘an important milestone on the road to equal votes’

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A better United Kingdom?

Yesterday’s debate on the constitutional implications of the Scottish independence referendum naturally highlighted the profound and shocking potential impacts of a ‘Yes’ vote on 18 September.  However, there was a consistent theme – growing in intensity as the evening wore on – that there were important implications for the whole of the UK, whatever the outcome . . . → Read More: A better United Kingdom?