The UK Government introduced a new Bill to the Westminster Parliament which will limit the rights of workers to take industrial action.
Australian Autonomy #OnThisDay
With this document Australia adopted an Act of the British Parliament which set out as law the independence of the governments of Australia, Canada, New Zealand, Eire and Newfoundland.
Tory Bill Threatens Our Food Safety & Protections
This Bill also directly impacts on protections in relation to the safety and composition of baby foods and other vulnerable groups could also be affected.
Irish Home Rule #OnThisDay
On 18th of September 1914 the Irish Home Rule Bill was enacted – The Government of Ireland Act 1914.
Policing By Consent ?
“it was a philosophy of policing ‘unique in history and throughout the world because it derived not from fear but almost exclusively from public co-operation with the police”
“Decisions about Scotland should be taken by those who live here”
“What if that other voice we all know so well responds by saying, ‘We say no, and we are the state’? Well we say yes – and we are the people.” Canon Kenyon Wright
Letters: ‘They Think It’s All Over’
“So, today the ex-PM is still the PM, and is likely to be for a while, until his successor is decided by the 0.4% of the voting population in the Conservative Party”
UK Elections Bill Threat to Independence of Electoral Commission
‘It would thereby provide a mechanism, driven by the then governing party, enabling that party’s ministers to shape how electoral law is applied to them and their political competitors. ‘
Letters: ‘From Democracy to Kleptocracy’
“MPs voting to scrap the standards committee and its work, in order to shield Owen Patterson, is an act worthy of all the “Banana Republics” which we have always felt ourselves superior to. “
Renewables in the Spotlight as Westminster’s Scottish Affairs Committee Visits the Islands
The Scottish Affairs Committee of the UK House of Commons will be on a evidence and fact finding mission to Orkney today, 28th of June.