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An interview with: Baroness Gillian Shephard of Northwold

A lifetime of political service by Baroness Gillian Shephard Rt Hon was paid tribute to by the University of East Anglia (UEA) with the awarding of an Honorary Doctorate of Civil Law.  Baroness Shepherd was granted a life peerage in June 2005 after an extensive period serving as Conservative Member of Parliament for South West…

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An Interview with: Charles Clarke

The year is 2005. Before Brexit, before Trump, before football came home and before the recession brought New Labour’s glory years to an end. I’m sat in my classroom, having just received a participation certificate and a letter on stamped Commons notepaper acknowledging my entry in then-Home Secretary and my local MP Charles Clarke’s annual…

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An English national anthem would proclaim what we stand for as a country

MPs have given their initial support to the English national anthem bill, following a motion put forward by Chesterfield MP, Toby Perkins, that proposed the introduction of an anthem specifically for England. This anthem would be used at international sporting events, such as football and rugby matches, in which England have its own independent team….

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