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It s right that parliament shuts – but democracy can t be suspended | Polly Toynbee

With draconian new powers in play, proper political scrutiny is vital. Parliament – like the rest of us – must learn to adaptCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverage“Who goes home?” two doorkeepers shout out, as per tradition, as the House of Commons rises. All MPs have gone home to lock themselves in for the next month – but the adjournment is likely to last beyond that. Though all parties have agreed, many MPs express anxiety. Related: We simply don t know what kind of Britain will awake from all this | Martin Kettle Continue reading...


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