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  • A day is a long time in politics
    Deputy Director of the Catholic Union, James Somerville-Meikle, writes: It seems that a day is a long time in politics, never mind a week. When a friend messaged me on Wednesday morning to say he thought a General Election was going to be called, I found it hard to believe. Yet by teatime, the podium was in place and the Prime Minister announced the poll in the pouring rain. The week ahead will be a strange time in Westminster with the campaign having begun, but Parliament not being dissolved until Thursday. We await to see what decisions and legislation the Government can… Read More »A day is a long time in politics

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