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Letters to the Editor – Monday 4th December 2017

December 4, 2017 // 6 Comments

Ms May is off to Brussels today to see M Juncker and Mr Tusk, in the hope that they now ‘unlock’ the trade talks for Brexit. She’s like a schoolgirl who has to convince the Headmaster and deputy Headmaster that she’s been a good girl … Our readers and contributors have sent me the [...]

How England became the mother of modern politics – Part 10

January 15, 2016 // 0 Comments

Constitutional restraint The Levellers did one more thing which was to have great influence in the future: they created the idea of constitutional law acting as a restraint on a Parliament. The Agreements of the People placed restrictions on what Parliament might do, removing the power from [...]

How England became the mother of modern politics – Part 9

January 14, 2016 // 0 Comments

The Levellers The group which gave the strongest voice and effect to democratic feelings in the 1640s was the Levellers. They were a disparate and ever shifting crew, drawing their support primarily from the ranks of the Parliamentary armed forces (especially after the New Model Army was formed in [...]