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The Politics.co.uk Podcast - the Royal family and political neutrality

Politics.co.uk editor Ian Dunt is joined by royal commentator Richard Fitzwilliams and Ned Donovan, freelance journalist and "primogeniture nerd", to discuss the issue of political neutrality within the Royal family.

Opinion Former Articles

  • BHA: Education Act 2011 receives royal assent

    The Education Act 2011 received Royal Assent yesterday, having completed its passage through Parliament last week. The British Humanist Association (BHA) has repeatedly expressed concern that changes to the rules about how new schools are set up will result in further expansion of the proportion of ‘faith’ schools in the state sector. Unfortunately, despite much hard work by humanist Peers, the new law is likely to contribute to further entrenchment of religious discrimination in the school system.

  • Royal visit for Rio Tinto and The University of Western Australia’s ‘needle in a haystack’ exploration technology

    World-leading mining exploration technology from Rio Tinto’s Mine of the FutureTM programme attracted a visit today from His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh as a prelude to the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in Perth.

  • IET: Internet pioneers awarded engineering prize by HM The Queen

    The winners of the inaugural Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering, Sir Tim Berners-Lee, Robert Kahn, Vint Cerf, Louis Pouzin, will today receive their trophies from Her Majesty The Queen.

  • BASC family activity day

    The UK's largest shooting organisation, the British Association for Shooting and Conservation (BASC), will host a family activity day on the Upton Estate on the Warwickshire/Oxfordshire border on 12th August.

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