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Growth Spurt Creates Alarm Over the House of (Many) Lords

Growth Spurt Creates Alarm Over the House of (Many) Lords | Comparative Government and Politics | Scoop.it
After the latest influx this summer, the House of Lords has 836 members, and 781 of them have the right to revise or delay legislation, question ministers and take part in debates.
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Read the small print

Read the small print | Comparative Government and Politics | Scoop.it
WINNING an election tries a candidate’s mettle. But winning a place on the ballot paper is another kind of test. Arcane and dubious eligibility criteria feature in...
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Pledge on royal succession reform

Pledge on royal succession reform | Comparative Government and Politics | Scoop.it
Changes to royal succession rules to make them "fit for the 21st century" are confirmed by the Queen at the state opening of parliament.
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Tories warn of Lords plan revolt

Tories warn of Lords plan revolt | Comparative Government and Politics | Scoop.it
David Cameron is warned he will face a substantial rebellion by his own MPs if the government tries to change the structure of the House of Lords.
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How to write a constitution with Google

How to write a constitution with Google | Comparative Government and Politics | Scoop.it
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Google launched a new website called “Constitute” last week with the Comparative Constitution Project.
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Mexico army law 'unconstitutional'

Mexico army law 'unconstitutional' | Comparative Government and Politics | Scoop.it
Mexico's top court says a military code that stipulates soldiers accused of crimes against civilians should be tried in army courts is unconstitutional.
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Clegg: Get on with Lords reform

Clegg: Get on with Lords reform | Comparative Government and Politics | Scoop.it
Nick Clegg urges politicians from all parties to "get on with" reforming the House of Lords, despite disquiet among Conservative MPs over the plans.
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‘We the People’ Loses Appeal With People Around the World

‘We the People’ Loses Appeal With People Around the World | Comparative Government and Politics | Scoop.it
The United States Constitution was once a model for charters around the world, but its influence is waning, according to a new study.
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