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A good year for Parliament?

Lord Norton

Mark D’Arcy of BBC Parliament blogs that he thinks that it has been a good year for Parliament.   One can see his argument.  The chairs and members of select committees in the Commons are now elected, the committees have continued to be productive, and two have recently gained a high public profile because of the ‘phone-hacking…

Wrong sort of pressure

Lord Norton

The BBC’s admirable Mark D’Arcy has done a post on his blog about the pressure on resources in the Lords: “On the Turkeys/Early Christmas principle, a lot of peers instinctively oppose reform of the House of Lords, but there is one internal factor that may work in favour of change – it’s getting rather crowded in…