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Emergency debate on ISIL draws only handful of MPs | "Root Causes" and Government Stupidity

Interesting to see Conservatives invoking the Liberals R2P (Responsibility to Protect) initiative, which many conservative commentators have panned if memory serves me correctly:

Employment Minister Jason Kenney invoked the “responsibility to protect” doctrine to fight “genocide” against religious minorities in a sparsely attended yet spirited late-night debate Tuesday over Canada’s response to the Islamic State threat.

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HS2 in Hansard 11/09/2014

High Speed 2 Railway Line

Christopher Pincher: To ask the Secretary of State for

Transport what estimate his Department has made of

the number of people likely to take up the alternative… 112 more words

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HS2 in Hansard 09/09/2014

High Speed Rail (London – West Midlands) Bill

Mr Speaker: Motions 3 and 4 on high-speed rail will

be debated together.

2.30 pm

TheParliamentary Under-Secretary of State forTransport… 9,795 more words

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Parliamentary-style debates take off in China — even if some topics are off limits


Here’s a guest post from Ruth Morris in Shanghai.

The inaugural Shanghai International Debate Open kicks off with 100 fidgety students in a small auditorium. Volunteers wear black t-shirts with English lettering that say: “Go back and read more.” 643 more words

HS2 in Hansard 02/09/2014

High Speed 2 (Warrington)
4 pm
Mr Philip Hollobone (in the Chair): The Minister has
brought the plane into the terminal bang on time. We… 4,742 more words

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House of Commons Select Committee programe September / October 2014

The High Speed Rail Bill Select Committee has announced its programme for September and early October.

Incorporated into the programme is a site visit on September 16 to examine the Birmingham interchange to Litchfield section of the route. 24 more words

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