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The coming British prorogation

The British parliament is expected to be prorogued this Tuesday at around 1.30pm. Prorogation, as it is called, is where the Sovereign or her representatives come to the House of Lords to announce that she’s decided to shut down parliament … Continue reading

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Wigs, robes, hats and shouting: State Openings of Parliament

It’s Christmas time, and I thought it was time for some lighter topics to cover. So, here’s a compilation of State Openings of Parliament from across the Commonwealth! For those who are uncertain as to what that is, or why … Continue reading

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