Parliament: Westminster Hall in 1099
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Parliament: Westminster Hall in 1099

>>Voiceover: Westminster Hall was built by William Rufus in the 1090s. This famous hall has served different purposes over the centuries, and the King’s High Table, set at the southern end on a raised dais, was the focal point. It was where kings and queens were crowned, where they hosted grand feasts, and, over time, […]

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Queen Elizabeth II speech to parliament 2008
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Queen Elizabeth II speech to parliament 2008

My Lords and Members of the House of Commons, My Government’s overriding priority is to ensure the stability of the British economy during the global economic downturn. My Government is committed to helping families and businesses through difficult times. The strength of the financial sector is vital to the future vibrancy of the economy. Therefore, […]

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Queen Elizabeth II speech to parliament 2010
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Queen Elizabeth II speech to parliament 2010

My Lords and members of the House of Commons. My government’s legislative programme will be based upon the principles of freedom, fairness and responsibility. The first priority is to reduce the deficit and restore economic growth. Action will be taken to accelerate the reduction of the structural budget deficit. A new office for budget responsibility […]

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What is a human rights treaty body?
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What is a human rights treaty body?

What is it? What is a Human Rights Treaty Body? The most basic minimum human rights standards have been discussed and written down by countries. Countries have agreed to follow them, and these have become international law. Countries must ensure people can enjoy the human rights they have been promised. How does it work? Under […]

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What is the FISA Court?
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What is the FISA Court?

bird for most of last hour if you are listening my my rant about uh… in my opinion the general insanity of the libertarian notion in fact we we spent the first fifteen minutes the for of the are debating matthew feeney from uh… reason magazine of the the general insanity of handing over to […]

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UNITED STATES BILL of RIGHTS – WikiVidi Documentary
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UNITED STATES BILL of RIGHTS – WikiVidi Documentary

WikiVidi.com United States Bill of Rights The Bill of Rights is the first ten amendments to the United States Constitution. Proposed following the often bitter 1787–88 battle over ratification of the U.S. Constitution, and crafted to address the objections raised by Anti-Federalists, the Bill of Rights amendments add to the Constitution specific guarantees of personal […]

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Bill of Rights Day
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Bill of Rights Day

I would say what the Bill of Rights means to me is that it’s a check on the government’s ability to exercise power over its own citizens and that has actually made us a very successful government for 200 years in terms of specific things and what means the most to me I think probably […]

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