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Legislation update: Fears, Fires and Fees

This week saw a brand new Education Secretary bring forward the Government's Higher Education and Research Bill to the dismay of those who see it as a front for fee raises. Elsewhere, the new Prime Minister's Home Affairs legacy continued as Lords debated the Policing and Crime Bill, while the Investigatory Powers Bill was looking precarious once more in light of a longstanding legal challenge.

The Bill Ballot: The Runners-Up

At the beginning of every Parliamentary year, MPs enter a special ballot to win the right to present a Bill on a topic of their choice, with a chance - albeit sometimes remote - that their proposals could become law. After last week's article listing the top ten MPs lucky enough to get picked, here DeHavilland introduces ten more of the 20 faces picked this year for a shot at statute.

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