Big Beasts in different cages

January 28, 2009

They are known as the “big beasts”, those polticians that hold, or have held, heavyweight government posts and stalk the landscape as if they own it.

Time to reform the Lords?

January 27, 2009

Allegations of sleaze have rocked the unelected House of Lords and re-opened the debate about its role in a modern parliamentary system.

42 days – is it justifiable?

June 10, 2008

gun.jpgThe government wants the length of time a terror suspect can be held without charge increased from 28 days to 42.