EVEL

MPs approve plan to introduce English votes for English laws

22 October 2015 17:24

MPs have just approved the change to the Commons regulations that will introduce English votes for English laws by 312…

The SNP has struck its first blow against English democracy. It won’t be the last

14 July 2015 15:18

So now we all know what we’re dealing with. This SNP malice against the English and our democracy is no…

Nicola Sturgeon: SNP is using foxhunting to kick the Tories — and will intervene on English issues again

14 July 2015 8:39

It has only taken the SNP 68 days to jettison its principles for some good old Tory bashing. On the Today programme, Nicola Sturgeon…

Tally No: the SNP abandons its principles to tweak the Tories

13 July 2015 21:42

In 2008 Alex Salmond told Total Politics that: ‘As you know, by choice, SNP MPs have abstained from every vote on…

Ministers should not push ahead with English votes for English laws next week

9 July 2015 10:30

The first thing that needs to be said about the near-universally panned proposal for English votes for English laws we…

Calm down: English Votes for English Laws is a very minor modest proposal

7 July 2015 15:58

Ed Miliband – remember him? – has just told the House of Commons that the government’s proposals for so-called English…

Gordon Brown laments the ‘constitutional revolution’ of his own making

26 March 2015 19:17

Given that Gordon Brown has hardly been seen in the Commons since losing power five years ago, it was a…

The debate over English votes for English laws heats up

14 October 2014 15:36

As the Commons debate on devolution gets underway, the three parties have set out their positions on English votes for…

How long will Tory unity on EVEL last?

25 September 2014 13:21

The 1922 Committee meets at 2pm today, and William Hague will address it. The meeting was originally arranged to discuss the…

Can the Game of Thrones option save the UK?

25 September 2014 11:12

I’ve been in Turkey the past week, which as anyone will tell you is the friendliest and most beautiful of…

Labour conference: The new politics, according to Hilary Benn

21 September 2014 18:14

Judging by the reaction in the conference hall, Hilary Benn’s speech was the best of this afternoon’s session. Several people…