Queen’s speech

The 90th birthday present that the Queen really wants

23 April 2016 9:00 am

The Queen’s 90th birthday celebrations start this week with the real thing and barely stop until her official birthday in…

Portrait of the week

30 May 2015 9:00 am

Home A Bill to enable a referendum on whether voters wanted Britain to ‘remain’ in the European Union figured in…

Portrait of the week

7 June 2014 9:00 am

Home The government scrabbled together material for the Queen’s Speech, which promised measures to allow money to be put into…

Portrait of the week

11 May 2013 9:00 am

Home The UK Independence Party gave the government and opposition a jolt by doing well in the elections for 34…

The Queen’s speech can’t repeal the Law of Unintended Consequences

11 May 2013 9:00 am

When will our legislators realise that they can’t repeal the Law of Unintended Consequences?