Tag Archives: Prorogue

A Government that calls for unity must work hard to achieve it


Our new Prime Minister stated very clearly on Saturday Morning “That is why it is now so urgent for us to move on and build a new relationship with our friends in the EU on the basis of a new … Continue reading

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How Parliament has set out the Good, The Bad and the Ugly


The last week in Parliament has been a clear demonstration of why prorogation should not have occurred but given it took place between 10th September and 18th September which is a relatively long prorogation prior to any Queen’s Speech, my … Continue reading

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The return to Parliament is now essential


In the light of the unanimous decision by the Supreme Court earlier today, all 650 MPs must now return to Parliament tomorrow morning to ensure that all of their constituents and especially those that signed this petition are represented along … Continue reading

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The prorogation petition debate was half hearted


Over the last couple of days I have written blogs that have focused on the prorogation of Parliament and the petition signed by 1.7 million people to call for it not to take place. When I wrote yesterday about the … Continue reading

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Some views on Prorogation of Parliament


On Tuesday afternoon MPs debated the issue of prorogation of Parliament which should have been very encouraging to many people, although of course the prorogation has now begun so one could argue that it was a waste of time. There … Continue reading

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It’s a lack of principles that we are facing


The end of a conventional Parliament took place last night (well actually at around 2am this morning) and it is unclear what the future will look like when it returns after another five week closure, given it was closed from … Continue reading

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The lack of coherence over party conferences


This year here in Brighton we will once again be hosting the Labour Party as a location for its main annual conference. They are due into our city on Saturday 21st September and will depart on Wednesday 25 September. The … Continue reading

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MPs clearly need a constitution and accurate history sources


My blog yesterday which focused on the prorogation proposals set out by Boris Johnson was published in the Argus newspaper and it happened to be alongside an opinion piece by the Horsham MP Jeremy Quin, who is shown here. Jeremy … Continue reading

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Sussex MPs must all challenge the Johnson prorogue plans


It is hard for those of us outside of the political world to fully understand the prorogation proposals which were announced last week and which one assumes will be explained to MPs tomorrow when they arrive back in Westminster for … Continue reading

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Why Tory MPs must ignore the Cummings threat


Our new Prime Minister has only been in Parliament for one day so far since he was appointed on 24th July 2019. This is not entirely surprising given that he was appointed in the last week of Parliaments usual term … Continue reading

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