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Government excesses can no longer be tolerated, politics has to work for everyone.

In a Guardian article entitled “Boardroom excesses can no longer be tolerated. The economy has to work for all.” Theresa May wrote about how she wants to raise the standards of corporate governance, something that undoubtedly needs doing. However, there … Continue reading

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Democracy Strikes Back

On Wednesday evening, in the most emphatic manner, Westminster democracy delivered a blow to Whitehall dictatorship. Parliament will endure the Government’s Brexit shenanigans no more. The most extreme and condescending of the Henry VIII powers the Govt. was seeking to … Continue reading

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How can non-existent documents be so informative?

It’s been an interesting few days: the Govt. has been caught being negligent, ministers have been extremely economical with the truth and a supposedly done deal with the EU has fallen apart. In fact the Govt. did not commission any … Continue reading

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We must stand up for Parliament so Parliament can stand up for What is Best for the UK!

This week’s events clearly show the dangers the UK faces, dangers that go far beyond the immediate one of a disorganised and ill thought-through move for the UK to leave the European Union. For months now the Govt. has been … Continue reading

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What the Supreme Court said in “Miller”

Yesterday a government minister (Lord Callanan) had to apologise to the House of Lords for misrepresenting what the “Miller” case said about Article 50. This seems to be a good time to clarify some things, in particular what the “Miller” … Continue reading

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Brexit minister apologises to peers for saying article 50 cannot be revoked

Lord Callanan, who was appointed a Brexit minister last month to replace Lady Anelay, who stood down for health reasons, has just apologised in the House of Lords for telling peers last week that article 50 could not be revoked. Asked a … Continue reading

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How can you transition to an unknown position?

There is a great deal of talk among the critics of the UK Government’s “handling” of the exit negotiations about the urgent need for a transition deal. Significant people and organisations are saying they “need a transition deal by the … Continue reading

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The most unlikely of Government allies defers to amendment 381

Frank Field has been a bit of a rebel for most of his time in the Commons. Governments, both Labour and Conservative, have been in his sights except for a brief period (14 months) when he was Minister for Welfare … Continue reading

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Parliament set to tell Theresa May it is not for her to decide What is Best for the UK?

According to some, Parliament is set to send a message to Theresa May and her government that it is for Parliament to decide what the outcome will be of the decision for the UK to leave the EU. Despite the … Continue reading

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Thank You

Once again, thank you for your continued support. Here’s a summary of what we’ve been doing recently – a lot has happened over the past weeks. Over 450 amendments to the EU (Withdrawal) Bill have been tabled, almost all of … Continue reading

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