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The Conservative Party Has Lost The Pulse Of The Nation

Labour’s statist, redistributionist policies are as bad as ever, but unlike the Tories they increasingly have the pulse of the nation

Once again I find myself in the… 915 more words

UK Politics

Speaking rights in Parliament

Interesting tweets from Graeme Edgeler‏ @GraemeEdgeler:

Under standing orders, party leaders of parties with six or more members are entitled to speak on Ministerial Statements.

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Political Heroism

“Politicians are boring.”

An oft-spoken statement perceived as empirical truth within western culture. Politics is boring, and the people who work in politics are boring. How could it not be boring? 2,670 more words


What does 'representation' actually mean, anyway?

One of the broader issues raised by Laura Pidcock’s comments about not befriending Tory MPs is that it’s clear that many people just don’t get representative democracy. 912 more words

Spain's king hits out at Catalonia 'secession attempt'

(Source: www.channelnewsasia.com)

MADRID: Spain’s King Felipe VI on Friday (Oct 20) blasted what he said was an “unacceptable secession attempt” by Catalonia as the government prepared for unprecedented steps to take back some of the crisis-hit region’s powers. 710 more words

Current Affairs

Parliament resolves allowances, Ipads saga

By Daniel Chigundu

SPEAKER of National Assembly Advocate Jacob Mudenda says Parliament is going to resolve all issues to do with the welfare of parliamentarians’ by end of the month (October) following a heated 1hour 30 minutes side meeting at Padhari Lodge. 417 more words


MPs funding — Kiwiblog

This the funding each party will get in Parliament based on how many MPs they have, if they are in the Executive or not and if they are Electorate or List.

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