Westminster Watch

WestminsterWatch - July 2012

A busy week, but now at least we all know how to chillax. Toby Craig and Charles Hale examine Coalition ideology, the state of the Union and judicial power... read more

WestminsterWatch - June 2012

Toby Craig and Charles Hale reflect on the results of May’s local and mayoral elections and the plans revealed by the second Queen’s Speech of the Coalition... read more

Westminister Watch - May 2012

Toby Craig and Charles Hale look forward to a new batch of bills, the London mayoral election and propose the launch of a parliamentary pin-up competition... read more

WestminsterWatch - April 2012

Big wins or hollow victories? Toby Craig and Charles Hale consider crunch time for LASPOThe business end of the Bill As the Legal Aid,... read more

Westminister Watch - March 2012

Putting the pieces together. Toby Craig and Charles Hale try to make sense of how the multitudinous legal issues currently before Parliament fit together. Sometimes, one... read more

WestminsterWatch - February 2012

There is one relationship that Cupid may need to work hard at this month. Toby Craig and Charles Hale examine the Scottish referendum issueCracks in the Union It’s that time of year... read more

Westminster Watch - January 2012

What will 2012 hold both here and over the pond?  Toby Craig and Charles Hale look ahead. First and foremost, we would like to wish a very happy New Year to all of WW’s... read more

WestminsterWatch - December 2011

Toby Craig and Charles Hale review the legislative issues of 2011 and how these may unfold in the year ahead   Good tidings we bring Yes, ‘that’ time of year is approaching once again, the festive... read more

WestminsterWatch - November 2011

Toby Craig and Charles Hale give Counsel an overview of this year’s party conferences When surveying the Parliamentary terrain, particularly over the course of party conferences, there are always... read more

WestminsterWatch - October 2011

I’m ready for my close-up: Toby Craig and Charles Hale mull over cameras in courts The debate over cameras in courts has been rumbling on for about as long as that on goal-line technology in football... read more