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Chris Terry, 26th January 2015
‘Reinforcing’ Syriza Much excitement in the European press today as Greece's left-wing, Eurosceptic and anti-austerity Syriza has come two seats short of an absolute majority in the Greek parliamentary election, allowing them to form a coalition with the right-wing, Eurosceptic Independent Greeks. Yet Syriza won only 36.3% of the vote, giving them 49.7% of the seats. And […]
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Darren Hughes, 22nd January 2015
Time for a Convention! Today's publication of draft legislation to devolve powers to Scotland makes the case for a UK-wide, citizen-led Constitutional Convention ever more pressing.   All the parties vowed to devolve more powers to Scotland, and no one is suggesting this should be delayed. But ultimately, today's announcement raises more questions than it answers. These new powers […]
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