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The round up of recent events (click on the links below, and it will bring up the relevant link)

  1. Defying Strasbourg ruling on prisoner voting rights risks anarchy, MPs told, Attorney-general Dominic Grieve warns of breach of international obligations if blanket ban on votes for convicted prisoners is kept
  2. HS2: We like infrastructure, we just don’t like specifics.
  3. Don’t celebrate too soon, this recovery is dangerously unsustainable
  4. Five disabled people win independent living fund appeal. Court of appeal judges say government breached equality duty by failing to properly assess impact of abolishing fund
  5. Chilcot report stalled by row over notes sent from Blair to Bush
  6. The lessons Labour still needs to learn from Obama 2012
  7. The change Labour still needs
  8. We need to embrace Russell Brand – he’s the new political messiah
  9. Ed Miliband is making waves, but Labour needs to put Ed Balls centre stage
  10. Is it Euro-scepticism, or anti-establishment frustration, that is fuelling UKIP?
  11. I eagerly await Nicholas Soames response to this piece by Adam Afriyie. Now Is the Last Chance to Get a Referendum Before 2017
  12. Europe isn’t lurching to the far right. That’s escapist fantasy. Britain’s view of European politics is coloured by Germany’s terrible interwar years. But that period is no model for today
  13. BAE closure of Portsmouth shipyard prompts political row - Southern MPs claim Portsmouth site sacrificed by government to protect Glasgow jobs before independence vote
  14. MPs may live to regret this rash bid to neuter charities. The lobbying bill’s attack on the right to campaign at a time of public disaffection could cause the biggest upset since 1651
  15. PMQs Verdict: Miliband’s old faithful, Cameron’s tractor stats and a murder suspect
  16. PMQs: Relations between Cameron and Bercow break down
  17. “People’s Assembly” yobbery leaves Unite the Union with more questions to answer
  18. De Blasio ushers New York into a brave new world of liberal governance. The new Mayor’s administration will be a laboratory of sorts for modern progressivism
  19. What New York Mayor Bill de Blasio and Ed Miliband have in common. De Blasio’s landslide victory suggests that a new kind of progressive politics is what voters are looking for, writes Stewart Wood.
  20. Does Chris Christie prove you don’t have to be thin to win?
  22. Chicago Cardinal Francis George, who once compared gay rights campaigners to the Ku Klux Klan, has come out in opposition to the recent passing of same-sex marriage in Illinois, calling it “bad legislation.”
  23. Ban the burka? No, Muslim women need our protection. The argument that because one terror suspect escaped wearing a burka it should be banned is spurious, writes Jacob Rees-Mogg.
  24. Tommy Robinson, formerly of the EDL says, inter alia, “With some of the stories I read, I think some people would only be happy if I say ‘Allahu Akbar’ and converted.
  25. How Many Times Have MPs Locked Themselves Out Of Parliament?
  26. How to build your own Death Star



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