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The January Parliament: marking 750 years of British democracy

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Tue 20 Jan, AT 12:06

Often overlooked, the first meeting of an elected parliament in England was 750 years ago today

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Queen must zip her lips for today's Cabinet meeting

Tue 18 Dec, AT 09:40
The Mole

She might be tempted to speak out on gay marriage and Leveson - but risks a constitutional crisis if she does