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    English votes for English Laws: the idea that Scottish, Welsh and Northern Irish MPs should not be allowed to vote on laws that will affect only England

    The party holds 39.7% of the seats in the House of Commons. Under a system of English votes for English laws (EVEL) that would fall to 35.8%.

    Submitted from United Kingdom on 20/12/2014


a rainbow produced when water droplets in the air reflect light from the moon rather than the sun

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platform capitalism

a way of doing business that involves recruiting large numbers of people who work for themselves using the company's platform, as used by companies such as Uber, Deliveroo and the like

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