This week, the Government passed a controversial motion to change the way that parliamentary committees are structured. By 320 votes to 301, the Tories and DUP managed to see off the Opposition in order to get the motion through, and fundamentally change the way that laws will be decided upon for the remainder of this parliament. 747 more words
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Like most I woke to the disturbing news of the GREAT BIG TORY POWER GRAB. They must be rubbing their hands with glee this morning. The contemplation of all that power in their grubby little hands must have them salivating at all the cruel things they are going to do to the poor; the disabled; the sick; the unemployed, whom, they deem to be worthless feckers who scrounge from the state and sit there twisting the knife and shouting: “It’s a drama.” When challenged over the I Daniel Blake docu-drama. 826 more words
SEPT. 11, 2017, 5:18 A.M. E.D.T.
LONDON — Britain faces a chaotic exit from the European Union if lawmakers vote against legislation designed to sever political, financial and legal ties with the bloc, Britain’s Brexit minister David Davis said before a key parliamentary vote. 718 more words
A Coalition of Arewa Youths has warned that the alleged plot by Yoruba leaders to make the Acting President Prof. Yemi Osinbajo the President of Nigeria in President Muhammadu Buhari’s stead will fail. 342 more words
The NC House finished its budget so now is time for budget negotiations between House and Senate. Update on SCOTUS ruling on NC’s gerrymandering case and another case. 228 more words
As expected, the legislature overrode Governor Cooper’s vetoes of the two bills highlighted in last week’s Legislative Update. 518 more words