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2014 Queen’s Speech

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MP recall is a populist gesture that cheapens our democracy

5 June 2014 10:58

Anger is a bad counsellor. A lot of voters are angry with MPs and want to punish them. They believe that during the recent economic crisis, many MPs had only… Continue reading

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Queen Elizabeth II Attends The State Opening Of Parliament

Podcast: The Queen’s Speech and the farce of recall and the fight for Ukip’s soul

5 June 2014 10:35

Was this year’s Queen Speech a waste of time? On this week’s View from 22 podcast, the Conservative MPs Zac Goldsmith and Chris Skidmore discuss the government’s plan for the… Continue reading

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Penny Mordaunt in the House of Commons today. Photo: BBC.

Audio: Penny Mordaunt gives the ‘Loyal Address’ following the Queen’s Speech

4 June 2014 18:20

Penny Mordaunt, the Conservative MP for Portsmouth North, become the second women in the Queen’s reign to give the Loyal Address — Parliament’s formal thanks to the Monarch for her speech… Continue reading

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