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Coronavirus Diary 74 – The day I was debated in the Houses of Parliament

Wednesday 3rd March 2021 was Budget Day, the day of the year where the government sets out its spending plans for the year and announces investments, cutbacks and virtually any policy relating to money and taxes. As such many of … Continue reading

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Electing a new Speaker to the House of Commons

Following the often delayed departure of the previous Mr. Speaker John Bercow, this week sees the election of the next speaker of the House of Commons. How does one become a Speaker?  Firstly one has to already be a sitting … Continue reading

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The protected views of London

Before continuing with my series on London canalscanals, I thought it best to write a brief post on something not very well known but that nonetheless has played an important role in the modern development of London, namely protected views. … Continue reading

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