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Cameron Crams More Peers into the House of Lords

Last week, David Cameron announced 22 new appointments to the House of Lords. This means that the upper house will now have an astonishing 796 members (and that figure doesn’t include the 54 peers who have taken a leave of absence or are otherwise temporarily disqualified from sitting). 421 more words

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ON ROYAL PREROGATIVES AND THE UK CONSTITUTIONAL LAW

QUESTION.According to Coke CJ, “…the King hath no prerogative save that which the law allows him”. (Case of Proclamations, 1611). Does this statement apply today? 1,285 more words