Magna Carta

Bishops divided Brexit Bill

Bishops divided on Brexit Bill: moral obligation and ethical liberation

'Will the Bishops vote for Brexit?' was the question posed a few weeks ago. Yesterday the House of Lords voted on an amendment to the European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill, namely that: Within three months of exercising the power…

The Divine Right of HM Revenue and Customs

  One expected a tactical Conservative prime minister leading a pragmatic Conservative Party in an expedient Liberal-Conservative coalition to propose or perform the occasional un-conservative thing. It was reasonably politic,…