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EU Financial Affairs Sub-Committee takes evidence at 10.00 am on Wednesday 10 October 2018
At this time of year, I thought a caption competition may be in order to give readers a bit of light relief.   The picture is one taken at the recent launch of the Higher Education Commission report on the … Continue reading →
The EU Energy and Environment Sub-Committee will ask the Minister of State for Agriculture, Fisheries and Food about the UK’s implementation of the EU Nitrates Directive on Wednesday 10 October at 11.00am
Will Corbyn stand up to the Tories and their chaotic Brexit? Can Theresa May provide any clarity about what a real Brexit deal might look like?No, and no.Labour's Conference was riven with divisions over Brexit. Keir Starmer said he wanted to give the ...
Select Committee on Intergenerational Fairness and Provision takes evidence on Tuesday 9 October at 11.40am
On the launch of their new Patron Scheme, Theatres Trust is delighted to announce that Andrew has become a Theatres Trust Ambassador....The post Andrew announced as Theatres Trust Ambassador appeared first on Andrew Lloyd Webber.
“We remember the fish we used to eat in Egypt for nothing, the cucumbers, melons, the leeks, the onions and the garlic” I think this may be the first sermon I have ever preached about cucumbers but more of that in a moment. Four weeks ago, on 2nd Septe...
I have often thought of creating a game of Political Focus Group Bingo (for which the market would be admittedly niche) in which the players would tick off words and phrases on their cards as they were uttered by the focus group participants. One of th...
The leader's consultation on proposals for party reforms is still running for the next 2 weeks - and we want to make sure as many people as possible can take part.That's why we've produced a consultation pack for your local party to use. You can see th...
Towards the end of a fringe meeting yesterday, I half expected to hear a band strike up Rule Britannia. It was an ungodly hour – before 9am on a Monday – and Gavin Williamson had spent 45 minutes or so choosing his words very carefully. At a Conservati...
If you couldn't make the first online consultation session, fear not!We've recorded the entire thing - and you can cactch up now:Sorry, the rest of this article is just for members.If you're a member, log in here:Log inForgotten your password? Reset it...
Can the Conservatives win in Canterbury, Middlesbrough and Midlothian at the same time? The question was debated by fine minds under the auspices of Policy Exchange, whose director Dean Godson declared it the pre-eminent question “of this conference, o...
I have made the point previously that rules and structures are not neutral in their effect.  Utilising one set of rules can result in a different outcome than if another set is employed.  In a previous post, I observed that … Continue reading →