URGENT - ‘Prorogation’: what it’s all about?

This is a note designed to answer constituent queries and throw light (dispassionately) on the issue of the moment: the new Prime Minister’s decision to ‘prorogue’ Parliament in September and October.

First question then:

What is Prorogation?

Giant among men - the legacy of Chris Gabb

The winter of 2008-9 was not an easy one for business. The financial crash was at its height: banks had been nationalised, lending dried up and investment came to an abrupt halt.