Category Archives: Constitution

Reality check 2

This morning’s Daily Telegraph reports that a couple in Rotherham, acting as foster parents, have had their foster children removed by Rotherham Social Services. Why? Criminal record? – No! Child abuse? – No! Why then? – Because they are members … Continue reading

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Reality check?

The failure of the House of Laity of the C of E Synod to support the consecration of women as Bishops has provoked the reaction from the Liberal Establishment that was to be expected. As a real, philosophical Conservative I … Continue reading

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More Westlothian I’m afraid…..

Back in February I suggested that Cameron was trying to come to terms with the constitutional mess Blair created. I hoped that was the case. Instead he has created a further mess of his own. The Scotland Act gives the … Continue reading

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The Westlothian question – and answer!

When New Labour signed up to the devolution project for Scotland and Wales, Tony Blair seemed to think he was creating a couple of super county councils which would always be Labour controlled and would kill local Nationalism stone dead. … Continue reading

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