House Leader To Call for More Reform

Peter Hain, the new leader of the House of Commons, was reported today to be about to challenge Prime Minister Tony Blair by proposing that Britain’s remaining hereditary legislators-for-life be…

Great Day For Democracy

The government has announced major steps towards the separation of powers in Britain. The office of Lord Chancellor, which combined executive, legislative and judicial functions, is to be abolished. And…

Only A Republic Will Fix This Mess

The Chair of the Australian Republican Movement (ARM), Professor John Warhurst, said today that the Republic was back on the public agenda. “The events of recent weeks have demonstrated that…

Taxpayers Taken For £4.6M

Charlie Windsor, who is entitled to inherit the office of head of state on the death of his mother, has decided that British taxpayers should pay £4.6M to do-up his…

Hereditary Legislators To Go

A bill to remove the remaining 92 hereditary legislators for life will be introduced in the next session of parliament, according to a report in the Telegraph newspaper. The bill…