Tag Archives: Alistair Carmichael

This Government Bill needs to be strongly amended


This week in the House of Commons there are some important discussions and votes that will have a serious impact on our nation and our position within the rest of the World. These occur on Tuesday and Wednesday under the … Continue reading

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Some words and some votes from last night


In the debate under the title of Committee on Standards after many voices were expressed, two votes took place. Although the Conservatives managed to succeed they only just managed to do so by a few votes. In both vote issues … Continue reading

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UK needs better Governance for Agriculture and Fishery


Over the last two days in Parliament there have been some debates and votes on several amendments and clauses for two bills that the Government has already set out as their preferred laws for our nation. These bills are the … Continue reading

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What will it take for truth to emerge


A few days ago the Crown Prosecution Service announced that despite a 28,000 page dossier on the British involvement of the rendition of two Libyans in 2004, including a fax message collected in Libya, purportedly from Sir Mark Allen an … Continue reading

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MPs and Lies


Amongst the myriad of petitions that are available to add ones name to at present on the Parliament website perhaps the most dispiriting one is entitled “Make it a criminal offence for members of parliament to lie in parliament.” In many … Continue reading

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Equal votes for all


The news from Northern Ireland has impacted observers in a number of ways. However one of the lessons that could be drawn is that in Northern Ireland, the Political Parties are prepared to trust their constituents with contentious issues, or … Continue reading

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