Constitutional clarification

Parliamentary privilege, as traditionally viewed in the UK constitution, grants MPs freedom of speech on what they say within the House of Commons. It doesn't: a) give them the right to run spies in the civil service; or b) cover what they say or do outside of the House of Commons. Its relevance to the … Continue reading Constitutional clarification

Always follow the Herring Convention

Richard Herring has come up with an excellent solution to the problem of 'person in your way, what to do?', and backed it up with impeccable Science and Logic. In short - go left, and slate anyone who doesn't, and all will be mathematically fine. Now, if Mr Herring can also solve the issue of … Continue reading Always follow the Herring Convention