Tag Archive for US Congress

Parliament sidelined

Lord Norton

The events of recent days, with world financial turmoil, have rather borne out my earlier observations about the consequences of a long parliamentary recess.  The US Congress has been at the centre of attention.  Here, the Government has been able to act under legislation enacted earlier this year.  Had that not been in place, then…

Learning from elsewhere

Lord Norton

Given the time I spend in Westminster, I normally utilise weekends to catch up on research and administration. Part of the time is given over to teaching on an online degree we offer – the MA in Legislative Studies Online. Part of this weekend is also given over to making arrangements for a biennial conference…