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An SNP intervention on foxhunting would be both hypocritical and naive

Foxhunting is, without doubt, an utterly abhorrent activity which had no place in the 20th Century never mind the 21st. The notion that the merciless pursuit of a terrified animal by packs of howling dogs and braying hordes on horseback is viewed by anyone as an important tradition or, worse, a jolly-good day out for the family, is utterly sickening. 873 more words


Positive Noises on Devolution from Wakefield Council

There was a small piece in Friday’s Wakefield Express about the plans being drawn up for “area councils” which will give powers to “small towns and areas across the district”. 354 more words


Didn't We Reject Elected Mayors Once Already?

Only one week into the new government and devolution is on the agenda again. And, once more, it’s sub-standard, based on what Westminster think will work with no regard to the reality of life anywhere north of the M25. 611 more words


Rebalance, reform and renewal at the core of devolution - Nick Forbes speech to the Core Cities Cabinet

Today we come together as Core City leaders and mayors to set out a vision of how we can make our country a better, fairer and more successful place. 950 more words

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Designing a Constitutional Convention for the UK: Getting the details right really matters

Following the Scottish referendum, most of the main political parties committed to holding a citizen-led constitutional convention to deal with questions over the future structure of the UK. 1,448 more words


Thaidene Nene - East Arm Area Discussions

Discussions continue between the GNWT and the Łutsel K’e Dene First Nation about the establishment of a special area (like a national park) in and around the East Arm of Great Slave Lake. 12 more words


Opportunity to Comment on GNWT Hydraulic Fracturing Regulations

The GNWT proposed regulations for hydraulic fracturing were published yesterday in the NWT Gazette and will remain online for the next 90 days. The Department of Industry Tourism and Investment is accepting comment on these regulations through community engagement meetings (the YK meeting date is not yet determined) and via email submissions. 46 more words