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Contrary to popular belief, Lorem Ipsum is not simply random text. It has roots in a piece of classical Latin literature from 45 BC, making it over 2000 years old. Richard McClintock, a Latin professor at Hampden-Sydney College in Virginia, looked up one of the more obscure Latin words, consectetur, from a Lorem Ipsum passage,… Read more »

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Financial privilege - when it comes to money, the Commons holds the power
More light than heat in financial privilege row

So how are peers taking the constitutional nose-snubbing they’ve endured by the Commons, which invoked financial privilege as it overrode the Lords’ amendments two weeks ago? As we’ve seen in the upper House this afternoon, not very well.

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Benefit cap resistance likely to be dampened through nine-month grace period
Welfare reform: Don’t expect much fight from the Lords

Reading this blogpost is going to be a painful experience for opponents of the government’s welfare reforms – especially those that read my observations on the theoretical possibilities about resistance in the Lords last week.