He said the power could only be used before the end of the implementation period and there was no way a minister could 'interfere with a live case' - allowing time to consult, consider and 'soberly extend the jurisdiction of UK courts to the historic case law of the ECJ'. … [Read more...] about Boris Johnson suffers his first defeats since the general election as the House of Lords votes down his Brexit Withdrawal Bill THREE times… but his Commons majority will overturn peers’ objections
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Nobody in the Congress would have had the guts to mention this openly before Sonia Gandhi, but speculation is rife. The life of the Haryana Vidhan Sabha extends up to 2014, but the tenure of the Rajasthan Vidhan Sabha ends in December 2013. Conventional wisdom has it that the Congress will lose power in Jaipur, and the next government, assuming it is dominated by the BJP, will release all the documents. … [Read more...] about Elections soon after Diwali!
Chris Leslie, the shadow chief secretary to the Treasury, said: “We’ve now had a week of silence from George Osborne – the submarine chancellor still hasn’t surfaced. But it is time he and David Cameron finally started answering questions about HSBC and Lord Green. … [Read more...] about Osborne advised using financial loopholes to avoid tax and care costs
In the debate, Sturgeon clearly signalled she was open to working with Ed Miliband, at one point saying: “I agree with Ed.” She challenged the Labour leader to join her in seeking an end austerity and said the SNP was his “ally” in trying to roll back a tide of privatisation in the NHS. … [Read more...] about Can I vote for the SNP if I live in England?
Fianna Fail, which has swapped power with Fine Gael at every election since the state’s foundation a century ago, focused on anger among some voters over a health service bursting at the seams and a dysfunctional housing market where rents have become prohibitively high for many. … [Read more...] about Irish PM seeks to put Brexit at center of Feb. 8 election