In an article published in The Essex County Standard on May 3, Alistair Lexden looked back at the two years in the late 1940s when the future great Tory leader lived in Lexden, on the outskirts of Colchester.
For many years governments have often taken action (and spent public money) to prepare for institutional changes before Parliament has passed legislation authorising them—a process known as the pre-emption of Parliament.
He was one of the contributors to this prestigious event on March 20 when he discussed the acute controversies surrounding Enoch Powell’s role in the Conservative Party and later in the Ulster Unionist Party.
Should Northern Ireland be given the power to settle its own rate of corporation tax? Prolonged consideration has been given to the issue and a decision is overdue, as the Lords was informed through an oral question on March 18.
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