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Rushing about

Baroness Murphy

An early start this morning in Whitechapel in the East End of London chairing a meeting of the management group of Centre of the Cell, a fantastic children’s science educational centre about biological and medical sciences being developed inside the heart of the new medical school buildings at Queen Mary University of London . The…

Emergency legislation

Lord Norton

The Banking (Special Provisions) Bill – the Bill to nationalise Northern Rock – is being rushed through both Houses. The Government regard it as emergency legislation, hence the perceived need to get it passed within three days. In order to enable it to be passed quickly, its provisions are drawn in general terms – that,…