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  Parliament of the United Kingdom - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Irish Parliament was founded to represent the English community in the Lordship of Ireland while the native or Gaelic Irish were ineligible to vote or stand for office, the first known meeting being in 1264.
The Scottish Parliament was established as the national unicameral legislature of Scotland by the Scotland Act 1998, and held its first meeting as a devolved legislature on 12 May 1999.
Parliament controls the executive by passing or rejecting its Bills and by forcing Ministers of the Crown to answer for their actions, either at "Question Time" or during meetings of the parliamentary committees.
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 Parliament - Open Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The British Parliament is traditionally referred to as the "Mother of Parliaments", as it has been the model for most other parliamentary systems and its Acts have created many other parliaments.
The first English Parliament was formed during the reign of King Henry III in the 13th century.
In the United Kingdom, Parliament consists of the House of Commons, the House of Lords, and the Monarch.
open-encyclopedia.com /Parliament   (615 words)

 List of Parliaments of England - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Devolved English Parliament is about the debate on a devolved parliament for England.
This is a list of Parliaments of England from the reign of Henry VII to 1707 with some earlier named parliaments.
For the history of the English Parliament, see Parliament of the United Kingdom.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/English_Parliament   (169 words)

 Station Information - English Parliament
An English Parliament was first constituted as the result of Magna Carta, although it did not begin to meet regularly until the reign of Edward III.
Alternatively, some would have this parliament take the form of an English Grand Committee in the United Kingdom House of Commons rather than as a new body with separate elections, while some see it as replacing the House of Commons, with a reformed House of Lords being the sole UK chamber.
The creation of a new English parliament would not solve the problems, as legislation for England and Wales would still have to be enacted in the UK Parliament.
www.stationinformation.com /encyclopedia/e/en/english_parliament.html   (243 words)

 Encyclopedia: English Parliament
It shared most of the powers typical of representative institutions in medieval and early modern Europe, and was arranged from the fourteenth century in a bicameral manner, with a House of Commons for the knights of the shire and burgesses and a House of Lords for the spiritual and temporal peers.
The 'English' parliament (which also included representatives from Wales) ceased to exist as part of the parliamentary Act of Union of 1707 between the two kingdoms which created the Parliament of Great Britain.
Following the first elections to the newly created Scottish Parliament and Welsh Assembly and Northern Ireland Assembly in 1999 England was left as the only nation in the United Kingdom with no separate representative body, although the Northern Ireland Assembly has been subject to periods of suspension.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/English-Parliament   (541 words)

Thus once an English parliament was in being, it would in practice have a great deal of power regardless of the initial theoretical limits of its authority.
An English Secretary with similar powers would be an absurdity, because he or she would exercise more power than the prime minister for most of UK government expenditure and patronage would be under his control.
Suppose that English majorities committed to an English parliament were elected to Westminster, yet were never able to form a government because an English minority allied to the Celts formed a Commons majority.
www.anywhere.demon.co.uk /cep-parl.htm   (8660 words)

 AllRefer.com - English civil war : The Long Parliament (British And Irish History) - Encyclopedia
This distrust was given sharp focus by the outbreak (Oct., 1641) of a rebellion against English rule in Ireland; an army was needed to suppress the rebellion, but the parliamentarians feared that the king might use it against them.
In June, 1642, Parliament sent to the king a statement reiterating the demands of the Grand Remonstrance, but since the proposals amounted to a complete surrender of sovereignty by the crown to Parliament, the king did not even consider them as a basis for discussion.
Parliament organized its own army and appointed Robert Devereux, 3d earl of Essex, to head it.
reference.allrefer.com /encyclopedia/E/EnglshCW-the-long-parliament.html   (550 words)

 English Parliament: Does it still exist?
It has been suggested that the English Parliament, along with the Scottish parliament, was merely put into abeyance by the Act of Union and not abolished.
It would be impossible for the English parliament to have continued to be legal in light of this clause.
Parliament functions on the principle that there should only be one class of MP according to the Department of Constitutional Affairs.
blogs.vbcity.com /wonkotsane/archive/2005/05/05/1746.aspx   (1822 words)

The manner of devolution and the manner of the funding of the Scottish and Welsh parliaments is a perfect breeding ground for socialism.
Not only would an English parliament affect Labour in England, but when the Scots and Welsh have to pay their own bills for a change, then Labour will find that its high-spending vote-buying ways in those countries will be under threat as well.
The English need a new political party to represent their own interests, and put the English on an equal footing with the Scottish and Welsh.
erc21.blogspot.com /2005/05/need-for-english-parliament.html   (1849 words)

 Articles - Devolved English Parliament   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The first English Parliament arose during the thirteenth century, comprising members of the nobility and clergy, and representatives from shires and boroughs.
It developed a bicameral arrangement with an upper House of Lords for the nobility and clergy, and a lower House of Commons for the shires and boroughs.
The English Parliament was dissolved (and the Parliament of Scotland with it) by Treay of Union in 1707, and replaced with the Parliament of Great Britain.
www.gaple.com /articles/Devolved_English_Parliament   (876 words)

 ipedia.com: Parliament Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
A parliament is a legislative body, especially in those countries whose system of government is ba...
The British Parliament is traditionally referred to as the "Mother of Parliaments", as it has been the model for most other parliamentary systems and its Actss have created so many other parliaments.
The first English Parliament was called into being in the reign of King Henry III in the 13th century.
www.ipedia.com /parliament.html   (603 words)

 Timelines - English Civil War
Parliament formed a committee of grievances and prepared a Petition of Right which was presented to the King.
Parliament critical of the King's handling of matters in both Ireland and Scotland, passed propositions that the Parliament and not the King should be responsible for the country's defence.
They called for a new constitution recognising their own supremacy; demanded that ministers and judges should be appointed by parliament not by the King and also that all Church and military matters should come under the control of Parliament.
www.historyonthenet.com /Chronology/timelinecivilwar.htm   (1540 words)

 Tim Worstall: Campaign for an English Parliament.
But the English continue to be governed by the British Parliament, to which the Scots and the Welsh elect members as they always did.
Their motivation for denying England a Parliament is certainly polit- ical, and, in the view of some, insidious.
Encouraged by the absence of resistance from the English, who have become used to being governed by Wales and Scotland, Blair's government now plans the ultimate coup: to abolish England altogether by subsuming it in a morass of its own regions.
timworstall.typepad.com /timworstall/2004/08/campaign_for_an.html   (1138 words)

 English Democrats Party :: England United
The English Democrats party was formed in 2002 because the New labour Government in its rush to secure national devolution for Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, completely ignored the interests and indeed the existence of England.
If the people of England wish to remain part of the European Union then they are entitled to have their views and interests represented in the EU in the same way that the interests of Scotland and Wales are represented by their Devolved executives.
We are a new, vigorous and growing group of individuals frustrated by the failures and arrogance of the professional politicians of the existing parties.
www.englishdemocrats.org.uk   (525 words)

 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: English Post-Reformation Oaths
The English Reformation having been imposed by the Crown, it was natural that submission to the essential points of its formularies should have been exacted with some solemnity, by oath, test, or formal declaration, and that these should change with the varying moods of those who dominated in the State.
The king had actually broken with the pope, and Parliament had enacted that the king should be "taken, accepted and reputed the only supreme head on Earth of the church of England" by every one of his subjects.
But when the country and the Parliament had gone mad over Oates's plot, 1678, a much longer and more insulting test was devised, which added a further clause that "The invocation of the virgin Mary, or any Saint and the Sacrifice of the Mass.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/11177a.htm   (4174 words)

 English Parliament
The English Democrats was originally called the English National Party, however this was abandoned as a name due to the fact that English Nationalism is associated with racism, in the same way that UKIP decided to call themselves United Kingdom Independence Party rather then British Independence Party.
English Democrats, passionately feel that the oldest country in the World should have its own Parliament, for the people of England to decide on what goes on our England, as the Scottish People do in Scotland and the Welsh People do in Wales.
English Democrats also believe that the 'English State' should only sponsor English Culture, it is quite frankly crazy that Ken Livingstone is able to donate £100,000 to celebrate St Patricks Day, yet Zero to St Georges Day celebrations.
www.ukipforum.co.uk /about225.html   (1736 words)

 Tim Worstall: English Parliament or Regional Assemblies?
One would be the creation of an English Parliament as laid out here.
An English Parliament would not allow the Barnett Formula to continue, the system by which 30 billion a year of tax money is sucked out of England and spent in Scotland.
I think the Campaign for an English Parliament are right, if the Scots and the Welsh get to run their own affairs so should we.
timworstall.typepad.com /timworstall/2004/10/english_arliame.html   (682 words)

 English Democrats Party:: Agriculture and Fisheries   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
It is common for those who assert their English identity to be challenged in a way that would be considered insulting if directed elsewhere.
We welcome the creation of a Scottish Parliament and seek a well thought out constitutional settlement that is fair to all parts of the United Kingdom.
A more pressing reason for the creation of a Scottish Parliament was their concern to preserve the dominant position of the Labour Party in Scotland.
www.englishdemocrats.org.uk /general.html   (1474 words)

 Campaign for an English Parliament - News Blog   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
However, the Scottish parliament has already chosen to diverge from England and Wales by financing free personal care for the elderly, by bringing in an early hunting ban and introducing differences in the way higher education is funded.
The Campaign for an English Parliament would like to congratulate the people of Scotland on their new parliament, but we would like to point out that there is no parliament in England that flies a St George's Cross, let alone two of them.
The English parliament was the mother of parliaments.
www.thecep.org.uk /news.shtml   (11383 words)

 BBC News | UK Politics | English Parliament campaign unveiled   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The call for an English Parliament was unveiled by Teresa Gorman on Tuesday, as members of the Scottish and Welsh assemblies were being sworn in to their respective bodies.
Her views are contained in a booklet A Parliament for England, aimed at voters and her Conservative Party colleagues.
The issue of an English Parliament would grow in importance and could be a prospective vote winner for the Tories at the next election, said Mrs Gorman. /hi/english/uk_politics/newsid_341000/341686.stm   (444 words)

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 English Parliament & Devolution - QuickTopic free message board hosting
A campaign to establish an English Parliament MUST be the first priority of the party.
The EDP Policy group are looking for fully worked out proposals for an English Parliament, (including any suggested changes to a remaining British federal parliament).
The need for an English Parliament is, I believe, the most pressing constitutional issue for every person in this country at this moment in time.
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 Murky.org: English Parliament Archives   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The vast majority of MPs are against removing this equality, with House of Commons rejecting a motion in January 2004, which sought to prevent Scottish MPs from voting on matters that did not ostensibly affect Scotland, by 377 votes to 142.
The subdivisions are for the westminster vote, not for the various assemblies and parliaments.
If an English parliament decided to continue with the difference in outcome that would be a different matter.
www.murky.org /archives/current_affairs/uk_politics/english_parliament   (1842 words)

This relates to the fact that after the institution of the Scottish Parliament, Scottish Westminster MPs are in the absurd position of voting on English education, local government and housing, but not on Scotland's.
The Scottish parliament has already decided that hunting with hounds shall be banned, any pack hunting the English borders will have to be sure that the hounds are aware of the dividing line.
A new English nationalism is as yet underdeveloped but if English voters are to be properly represented the status quo is no longer a long term option.
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 The  English  Parliament  Movement
An English Parliament will not only redress the present inequities flowing from the last phase of devolution.
The English people cannot be regarded as regional communities within the framework of the United Kingdom, (although the European Union, the Government and the BBC already describe us as such).
The English Parliament Movement is working towards the achievement of an English Parliament to give you a stake in the democratic ft~ture of our Country.
home.freeuk.net /englewitness/epm.htm   (468 words)

 Pravda.RU Hungarian parliament bans English   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The 386-strong parliament has passed the new bill with 201 voting “in favour,” 20, “against,” and 96 abstentions.
Despite the counter-terrorist campaign going on in Afghanistan, the scale of drug trafficking from this country across the Afghan-Tajik border to the Central Asian countries, to Russia, and further to the West has not diminished More details...
The State Duma (the lower house of parliament) adopted a resolution, in the second reading on Thursday, on declaring amnesty with respect to minors and women.
english.pravda.ru /society/2001/11/30/22482.html   (1605 words)

 Parliament of Georgia
The Parliament meets twice a year: for the spring and
Code of Georgia", was held on March 28, 2004
Resolution of the Parliament of Georgia Regarding the Current Situation in the Conflict Regions On the Territory of Georgia and Ongoing Peace Operations
www.parliament.ge   (65 words)

 Foreign Law   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
At the end of each country section is a bibliography of sources of the country’s laws in English.
The database consists of searchable legal abstracts in English and some full texts of laws in the language of the contributing country.
Foreign language section and English translation section to the periodical-format publication for new laws.
library.law.smu.edu /Foreign-Law.htm   (1172 words)

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