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England should have its own separate parliament as preventing MPs voting or speaking on certain issues in the British Parliament under an “English votes for English laws” system would be divisive and mistaken, the Commons has heard. Tory Andrew Rosindell (Romford) called for a federal system similar to Australia or Canada that would give each […]

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By Colin Copus on 23 October 2014 Article originally published by the Political Studies Association The Scottish separation referendum result provided the British political elites with a major headache – not the massive scramble to satisfy Scottish separatist instincts by promising more powers, money and freedom. Rather, what to do about England. Four possible scenarios of […]

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The Campaign for an English Parliament stands for democracy, fairness and equality for the people of England. The people of Manchester were asked if they want a mayor. They said NO. Manchester will be given a mayor anyway: On 3rd November 2014 it was announced that a directly-elected Mayor for the Greater Manchester region would […]

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Wales: A Second Class Nation?

Published on November 4, 2014 by in CEP News

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Plaid Cymru peer Dafydd Wigley has made the case in the House of Lords, for Wales to have full parity of funding with Scotland. Lord Wigley also paid tribute to Lord Joel Barnett – the founder of the Barnett Formula which determines how Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland are funded – who passed away on […]

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Who wants elected mayors?

Published on November 4, 2014 by in CEP News

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George Osborne does… oh, and coincidentally he has completely avoided talking about the political dimension of devolution… He has stayed silent on the question of whether Scottish MPs should still be allowed to vote on UK-wide spending in the Westminster parliament or whether there should be a new English parliament. Prof Copus told us: “I […]

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CEP Chairman’s Report 2014

Published on November 3, 2014 by in CEP News

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It has been an eventful year, not least for the Scottish referendum. A year where we have been fully occupied. We have visited dozens of events, and spoken at all of them. We have distributed thousands of leaflets, and given dozens of interviews to both television and radio. We have covered not just the general […]

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Published by The Telegraph on-line, written by Dan Hodges, 9th September 2014. OK, what the hell is going on here? What, precisely, does Gordon Brown think he’s doing? More to the point, what exactly does the rest of the British political establishment think it’s doing? Yesterday, our former prime minister emerged to tell us that he […]

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ConservativeHome have published a 10 point manifesto…point 9 of which calls for devolved government for all 4 nations of the UK each with their own first minister! Here is how they worded it…   (9) Devo-Max for all the home nations – Whatever the result of the Scottish referendum, is is clear that the existing […]

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Watching the debate between Salmond and Darling today (25/08) you could not help but notice that the English view was being ignored. It shouldn’t have been, as the result on the 18th September will change the relationship between the Scots and the English forever. So an English view of the debate is now being offered. […]

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Published in the Yorkshire Post – 13th August 2014 WHO speaks for England? This question will loom ever larger as the UK Parliament has another go at settling the Kingdom following the Scottish referendum. Like many loyal supporters of our country, I hope and expect that the Scots will vote to stay in the UK. […]

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