Monthly Archives: July 2018

The Vicar Who Claimed A Seat In The Commons

On November 30, 1965, a Church of England vicar named Christopher Wansey tried to enter the chamber of the House of Commons. Although he wasn’t an MP,[1] he was a proctor for the Diocese of Chelmsford in the Convocation of … Continue reading

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Peerages And Gender

The Government revealed today that it has no plans to create gender-neutral peerage titles for non-binary individuals. As part of a wider question about the impact of the Gender Recognition Act 2004 on appointments to the House of Lords, Green … Continue reading

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Confidence And Party Leadership

It’s been a rough few days for Theresa May. Things seemed to be looking up for her after the Cabinet agreed to support her Brexit strategy following a marathon meeting at Chequers, but her triumph was short lived. Within seventy-two … Continue reading

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