In the aftermath of the election, we revisit our regional profiles to see how the parties fared compared to expectations.
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By Matthew BarrettFollow Matthew on Twitter. Yesterday in Parliament, Richard Bacon, a Conservative backbencher, tried to introduce a Bill which would repeal the Human Rights Act 1998. One of Mr Bacon's lines of argument was that the legal requirement for Ministers to amend legislation – without a vote in Parliament – in order to comply with European […]
By Paul GoodmanFollow Paul on Twitter Last year, the Prime Minister flew to Brussels amidst rumour of a leadership challenge if he didn't achieve at least a token repatriation of power. Today, he faced the Commons not only with no such repatriation realised but with his veto – so rapturously greeted at the time by […]
Among the maiden speeches delivered by new Conservative MPs last Thursday were several which included particularly impassioned defences of nuclear power. Damian Collins, who is filling the boots of Michael Howard as MP for Folkestone and Hythe, explained his particular constituency interest in nuclear energy, given that it contains the Dungeness power station: "My constituents […]