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“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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Some strange views from some angry powerful people


It is always challenging when people who have significant influence and indeed power in our nation make a range of statements that are clearly disconnected from the others they have made. Sadly these folk shown here are willing to change … Continue reading

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MPs in Parliament must use appropriate face masks appropriately


Earlier this week a couple of senior Parliamentary people referred to the wearing of face masks in the House of Commons. This followed the call at the beginning of the return to Parliament this year from the Speaker of the … Continue reading

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Lindsay Hoyle and I both agree that Jacob Rees-Mogg is mistaken


My blog yesterday explored why Parliament needs to be radically overhauled, primarily in the light of COVID-19 but also in the context of a 300 year tradition that has needed changing for many decades. This point in history is an … Continue reading

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Today is one of the highest risk days for our nation for many years


Today is the 75th Anniversary of the signing of the act of military surrender which took place in Reims in a rural setting some distance from Paris. The signing took place at 02.41 on 7th May and even though our … Continue reading

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