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County Council lodges new HS2 petition

Warwickshire County Council has lodged a fresh petition to Parliament against the latest proposed amendments to the HS2 phase one scheme.

The petition contains the county council’s summary of objections to aspects of the recent HS2 hybrid Bill amendments, known as Additional Provisions 4 (AP4). 74 more words

Parliamentary Debate

HS2 in Hansard 29/10/2015

High Speed 2

4. David Mowat (Warrington South) (Con): What
progress the Government have made on finalising the
route for phase two High Speed 2. … 1,384 more words

Parliamentary Debate

What's all the fuss about the tampon tax?

If you’re in Britain, there’s a good chance that you’ll be familiar with the ‘tampon tax’, a 5% tax on sanitary products that labels them ‘luxury items’. 871 more words


The Infamous Harvard vs. New York Prisoners Debate

I know you have heard about it on the television networks (ABC, CBS, FOX, and NBC). You may have even heard about it on NPR of all places! 468 more words


Parliament Rapped for skipping debate on Bibi’s Arrest

The British Parliament just stiffed 112,000 voices

from Veterans Today: 

First published September 18, 2015, Press TV, Tehran

The British Parliament has come under increasing fire over its decision to skip a debate on a petition calling for the arrest of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. 234 more words

The International Reporter

The Year in Review: The Literary, Debate, and Quiz Committee

Members: Shivangi Tewari (Convener), Somil Kumar, Raunaq Chandrashekar (Co-Convener), Harshit Kohli, Shreya Ramann, Divisha Mehta, Somil Garg, Jesselina Rana, Kaustub Narendran, Sweta Pochiraju

The Literary, Debating and Quizzing Committee has worked hard to strengthen the debating culture in the university. 310 more words


HS2 in Hansard 11/06/2015

High Speed 2

3. Maggie Throup (Erewash) (Con): What progress
his Department has made on preparing for construction
of the High Speed 2 rail line. … 1,103 more words

Parliamentary Debate