What are the alternatives?At Westminster, members have to get up and walk through lobbies to register a vote. They are given eight minutes to get into the right lobby after the division bell rings, after which the doors are locked and whips tally up those present. … [Read more...] about How does Holyrood’s electronic voting system work?
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A termination is permitted in extreme cases, such as if a woman's life is at risk or if there is a risk of permanent and serious damage to her mental or physical health - but in the latest statistics from the Department of Health from 2017/18, this lead to just 12 abortions being carried out. … [Read more...] about Why there’s more to the Northern Ireland bill than meets the eye
But he was forced to request a Brexit delay from the EU - thereby breaking his vow to take the UK out of the EU on 31 October - when Labour and other opposition MPs voted to withhold their approval for his agreement as they sought to avoid a no-deal Brexit. … [Read more...] about Labour elects new leader: A look back at Jeremy Corbyn’s highs and lows
Yet we are where we are, and shortly after 5pm, Raab, flanked by the UK’s chief scientific adviser, Patrick Vallance, and the medical director for Public Health England, Yvonne Doyle, took centre stage for the daily Downing Street press conference. Complete with a new logo, on lecterns that looked like they had been knocked up out of police crime-scene tape. Presumably, Dom has picked up plenty of rolls on his travels. … [Read more...] about With Raab at the reins, things are really getting finger-lickin’ bad