Windsor Takes £2.1m More

Charles Windsor, heir to Britain’s chief public office, took £9.9m from the Duchy of Cornwall in the last financial year. This was an increase of £2.1m on the previous year….

Windsor Take Up 2.5%

The Windsor family increased their take from taxpayers by 2.5% in the last financial year, according to accounts published this week. The increase was largely caused by refurbishment of Clarence…

European Attacks on Free Speech

Freedom of expression in Britain is threatened by two European institutions. The Council of Europe has proposed that anyone criticised in an online medium be guaranteed a right of reply….

BBC Announces New Spy Vans

In effort to frighten TV viewers who refuse to pay the BBC for permission to watch other channels the British Broadcasting Corp. has announced that it has a new fleet…

Eighteen Months Left for Feudal Office

The feudal post of Lord Chancellor will be abolished within 18 months, according to constitution affairs secretary Falconer. A consultation paper on the arrangements for replacing the Chancellor will be…

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…

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…