The cover of the pamphlet shown above speaks to an earlier – and, frankly, to a more logically negative – meaning associated with the term “Black Friday” than is typical in 2015. 460 more words
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On 22 October 2015, the UK Parliament agreed new legislative procedures for enacting bills, or provisions in bills, that apply only to England. This has been one of the extremely controversial consequences of the Referendum on Scottish Independence. 757 more words
On our church board has a custom that the pastor (who is the moderator of the elders board) may not make a motion. But recently he was assigned to do some work and bring back a proposal. 468 more words
The news has just broken that the Political and Constitutional Reform Committee has been abolished, following meetings between the party whips.
The Committee was established in 2010, mainly in order to scrutinise the work of the Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg, who had responsibility for a host of reforms – so many, in fact, that he infamously suggested we’d get “ 363 more words