In other news…

In a busy news week, the much trailed dissolution of the British parliament has fallen into the background. Of local interest will be the fate of much criticised Inquiries Bill. Although the election would appear to allow a face-saving retreat by the government, the Guardian believes they are well placed to force it through, although today’s press briefing gave little away.

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