Tag Archives: Bernard Jenkin

Can the Government be advised about Independent?


Yesterday at lunchtime in the House of Commons there were several statements being made about the concept of Independence and it would appear that there are some gaps between the views of the people who made the statements and the … Continue reading

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The Government likes to change rules when it suits them


Given how many recent external appointments the Government has made involving high profile members of their Conservative Party, we might imagine that they are in favour of involving people from political backgrounds. However on Tuesday there was this debate regarding … Continue reading

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Who is accountable for such a poor answer on School protection?


The Parliamentary Liaison Committee met on Wednesday for the first time for twelve months and it involved two consistent people throughout the 90 minute session with a small group of others who made short contributions throughout. The Chairperson and the … Continue reading

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Is this the end of a very short but very positive era for Parliament?


We are at the start of a significant week for Parliament for a range of factors, most of which have been set up as a consequence of COVID-19. Clearly last week was a rather radical change for a very large … Continue reading

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Today is your big day


Today Mrs May with the support of her Government and the majority of  Parliament enacts a process which is entirely their responsibility. As we know the British people were asked for our opinion using a poorly thought through question following … Continue reading

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Brexit and HS2


On the face of things, there are few connections between HS2 and Brexit. The new train line connecting the North of England and London and ultimately Europe is deeply unpopular amongst some people who see it as a costly exercise … Continue reading

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Bernard is as inept as Boris


On Friday nights Radio 4 Any Questions one of the questions related to the appalling failure of judgement by the Metropolitan Police in choosing to investigate the family and friends of Stephen Lawrence during the aftermath of Stephens murder. The panel on … Continue reading

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