Tag Archives: Democracy

A sweeping re-distribution of power from Government to… Theresa May?

In 2010 the Tory Party made a commitment to making “the use of the Royal Prerogative subject to greater democratic control so that Parliament is properly involved in all big national decisions”. The Prime Minister and her three Brexiteers are now … Continue reading

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“When we have decided what you voted for, we will tell you.”

It used to be claimed during the Cold War that in the countries of the Soviet bloc elections could not take place until the government had decided what their result should be. Here, we order these matters differently. We had … Continue reading

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Parliament: Cornerstone of Britain or a footstool for Theresa May?

The Palace of Westminster is the seat of the most powerful and important body in the UK: Parliament. Although some powers have been devolved, Parliament has legislative supremacy over all other political and administrative bodies in the UK and its … Continue reading

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Theresa May’s Royal Progression

Apparently, for a princely (or perhaps regal) sum, the “privilege” of lunching with Theresa May during the Conservative Party Conference is For Sale. Not sure whether it includes the price of the meal. Is this the next phase, after proposing … Continue reading

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Off with their heads!! – I SAID “Breakfast means Breakfast!”

Go to court? – I AM the court! People’s Challenge to the Government on Art. 50: A Parliamentary Prerogative

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