Tag Archives: Ian Blackford

“hon. Members would never lie” claims Lindsay Hoyle


On Tuesday in the House of Commons there was a debate that related to a Petition that received nearly 127,000 signatures and is entitled “Hold a public inquiry into Government contracts granted during Covid-19”. The title of the debate which … Continue reading

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The UK Internal Market debate illustrates many political problems


On Wednesday in the House of Commons, Alok Sharma the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) led a debate on a White Paper which he was publishing in order to help unpack some of the consequences … Continue reading

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Jeremy Quin MP is clearly in the wrong place at the wrong time


Starting a new job just before something goes badly wrong that the role is recognised as being responsible for is clearly very difficult. If of course the problem was not in any way predictable, then that is just bad luck, … Continue reading

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A very Less United – Kingdom stand-off


According to the dictionary, a stand-off is a noun and it is described as “a deadlock between two equally matched opponents in a dispute or conflict.” It would certainly appear to most people who support our departure from the EU … Continue reading

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