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- Multi-tasking the Queen
- The head of the Queen’s Canadian government sees his head of state
- Misguided proposal for constituents to ‘recall’ their MP
- New Norma Percy (Brook Lapping) documentary on ‘The Iraq War’
- The Woolwich murder and foreign policy
- Diary of a knee replacement: 16 April to end May 2013
- Ephems on the death of Lady Thatcher
- Notes on February 2013
- Two slavery-era movies, Django Unchained and Lincoln: a dialogue
- Cameron’s EU speech: a fraud and a gamble
- Tim Weakley on Jun 18, 7:50 AM
Brian (and Lorna!) - remind me - when did the Commonwealth cease to be the British Commonwealth? Or was it ever the latter in popular...
- Lorna Lloyd on Jun 17, 5:12 PM
Perhaps these Guardian reporters also still think it is a 'British Commonwealth'? Brian writes: Thanks, Lorna. My guess is that nine tenths of the UK...
- Barrie England on Jun 17, 6:46 PM
I know what the position is. I was just highlighting its oddity, and suggesting there was an inconsistency in it.
- Lorna Lloyd on Jun 17, 5:14 PM
This was a constitutional battle that was fought out well over 50 years ago. The position is as Brian says. Brian writes: Thank you for...
- Barrie England on Jun 16, 8:13 AM
Thank you, Brian. Perhaps it is simply that representatives of other governments, regardless of whether or not they are governments of Realms, do not call...
- Barrie England on Jun 15, 6:44 PM
Would it not be a matter for the British Government if the Canadian Prime Minister sought an audience with the Head of State of the...
- robin fairlie on Jun 16, 10:15 AM
I do think you should acknowledge that many (most?) of the calls for a power of recall are not at all connected with how an...
- Rob on Jun 13, 9:13 PM
Sorry about my missing S maybe I should commit suicide to help the welfare cost.
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