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HERE WE GO AGAIN
It's been a truly mad week in politics, with the Supreme Court striking down the prorogation of parliament as ‘null and void’, even as Conference season is still in full swing. Parliament is back in session as of today, with unpredictable consequences for the Government, the Brexit process and Tory party conference.
BRICKS AND BREXIT
This week's edition of LDN drives home the point that any election in the next year, general or otherwise, is going to be about housing and Brexit and even when it’s about the NHS, it’s really about Brexit – see below for the story about the allocation of money for hospitals.
DELAYED BUT UNDAUNTED
Our normal publication schedule was interrupted yesterday by a "chemical incident" next door, which saw the entire LCA team evacuated from the office in a bit of a hurry. A bit of a bother, but thankfully no-one was hurt. Read all about it in the Camden New Journal.
BORIS IT IS (OK you didn't hear this first from us but...)
All eyes are turned to No 10 as Theresa May bows out (along with the Chancellor and a raft of other frontbenchers) and former London Mayor Boris Johnson steps up as Britain’s new Prime Minister. But Boris is just the ruffled blond tip of the iceberg in the news this week.