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The long-standing dominance of party

Lord Norton

I see that Daniel Hannan was invited to comment on my previous post and he wrote: “Lord Norton, who is a clever and learned man, knows very well that journalists don’t write their own headlines. And it’s not the period from 1945-1970 that I regard as the golden age of parliamentary supremacy, but the period…

Getting the facts right

Lord Norton

This morning´s edition of The Daily Telegraph has an article by Daniel Hannan headed “Let´s return to the good old days when MPs didn´t always toe the party line”.  The only problem with this is that there were no “good old days”.  Far from MPs becoming more prone to toe the party line, the movement…