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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
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an employment concept in which people are paid for each specific, short-term task that they do and don't have conventional contracts of employment

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a sensational piece of news which does not map to reality, created to attract attention or damage somebody's reputation

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