Tag Archives: devolution

More power to local government? I doubt it!

I have been enjoying the Conservative Party Conference from my arm chair in front of the TV.  Manchester was always a long way for this southerner and, while I enjoyed Birmingham where I could stay on a narrow boat and walk … Continue reading

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English votes for English laws

Cameron has the Scottish woman making her demands already but he will have his own members demanding a bit of fair treatment for England before long. At the same time, the anti-austerity brigade have been exhibiting their yobbish behaviour outside … Continue reading

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Proceed slowly, Cameron

Well, David, you have won and lost all at the same time.  You have won the immediate argument – just – but you now have a huge and long-term problem of securing constitutional reform that will satisfy most if not … Continue reading

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Scotland sees sense – now, will Cameron?

After all the media hype, it was very comforting to wake this morning to find that we still have a United Kingdom and by a convincing margin of 54:46.  I spent a couple of days in the Scottish borders, visiting … Continue reading

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