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How should parliament decide who will be the next Prime Minister: by a nomination vote, or the Queen’s Speech?

Robert Hazell weighs up options for establishing who can command the confidence of the House of Commons, which will be particularly significant in the likely event of another coalition. 952 more words

Coalition Government

Too many mandem.. Lady Leshurr!

Vart alldeles too many men-tips märker jag efter några poster. Har kollat in Lady Leshurr’s senaste släpp Queen’s Speech som är en videoserie med låtar. Lady Leshurr är riktigt jävla vass och förtjänar all hype hon kan få! 78 more words


Talking through his hat - if he had one

Every year two events take place, which on the surface bear a passing resemblance to each other.

In a country that prides itself on it’s no nonsense, get-it-done ethos and professes little time for ritual trappings, pomp and ceremony, a man stands up to deliver a speech outlining his lofty ideals and proposals for the coming legislative year. 206 more words

General Ramblings

Reconciliation is the peaceful end to conflict - Queen Elizabeth Speech 2014

In the Queens broadcast to the nation on Christmas Day, she focused on the importance of reconciliation and referred to when countries came together in August to remember the First World War. 325 more words

Royal News

Oh, sweet memory! On the Christmas Truce, by CJ Leffler

Did you know that, on Christmas Day 100 years ago, across the trenches of the First World War there were numerous brief truces in which British and German troops met in No Man’s Land? 880 more words