Tag Archives: reform

A relic ripe for reform

Many of those who voted in the referendum for the United Kingdom to leave the European Union did so in order to ‘restore democracy’ to the British people. What specific shape this restoration of British democracy would take was only … Continue reading

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The time is now

The United Kingdom is no longer a Christian country. There are British people who will say that this has been an evident fact for some time; others will consider this to be a statement just short of blasphemy; still others … Continue reading

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More than a mere convention

A week ago the British Republican Movement held its Annual Convention in Newcastle. The theme of the 2017 Convention was “Taking Back Control – Just how democratic is Britain?” The Annual Republic Convention is a follow-up to the movement’s Members’ … Continue reading

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An act of renewal

Question: What does the United Kingdom have in common with Saudi Arabia? Answer: The UK, as with Saudi Arabia, does not have a written constitution. These two countries are to be numbered amongst the very few countries in the world … Continue reading

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As time goes by

The present UK Conservative government has just registered its first 100 days of government in the new parliament. Whilst much of the political attention during that time has been devoted to the ongoing saga of the Labour Party’s leadership battle, … Continue reading

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Sad, but all too true

“The time has come for the peers to go”. This was the call from a variety of critics this week as they responded to the scandal of another peer of the realm being caught with his pants down and his … Continue reading

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A leap into the unknown

There is a predominance of women now attending the Sunday services of the Church of England (CofE) in the UK. The female influence within the Anglican Church is growing. What effect is this having on the male adherents? This was … Continue reading

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