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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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Chris Terry, 19th January 2015
Permission to share power? When it comes to forming a coalition, is it better to get your party on side before committing, or to take the plunge without consultation?   The Conservative party chairman Grant Shapps has recently said that Tory MPs will be given a role in any new coalition agreement after this May's election. This decision has no doubt […]
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