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David Torrance
Clerk covering Northern Ireland, Wales, Scotland, monarchy & constitution; cyclist, traveller & recovering journo (retweets not endorsements)
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Carwyn Jones 7h
This afternoon I tendered my resignation to Her Majesty the Queen. It has been an honour to serve the people of Wales during my time in office.
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David Torrance Dec 10
Lost and found: a glimpse of Detroit's past – in pictures
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David Torrance Dec 10
Frustration, uncertainty, pride and snacks... a day with Carwyn Jones
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David Torrance Dec 10
Election '18 - bringing history to life via
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David Torrance Dec 10
Carwyn Jones' nine years in power - Click on Wales
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David Torrance Dec 10
A rather gorgeous addition to my 1938 Empire Exhibition collection, issued to commemorate a vintage car rally which culminated at Bellahouston Park
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David Torrance Dec 8
Rachel Kushner meets Nicola Sturgeon: ‘I'm so glad I'm a novelist and not a politician’
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David Torrance Dec 8
And another recent acquisition, a pair of bookends fashioned from masonry salvaged from the bombed House of Commons Chamber during the Second World War
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David Torrance Dec 8
Also this, a half-size facsimile of the Accession Proclamation of King George VI, signed by privy councillors at St James’s Palace on 12 December 1936
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David Torrance Dec 8
A couple of recent acquisitions, two models of the “Tower of Empire” from the 1938 Empire Exhibition in Glasgow; one is made from metal, the other Bakelite...
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David Torrance Dec 7
What other parties can learn from the SNP’s remarkable resilience
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David Torrance Dec 7
Fascinating graphic design in this 1932 “official handbook” to the then decade-old Irish Free State/Saorstat Eireann...
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David Torrance Dec 7
Disagree with May’s Brexit deal? Fine, but be honest about the alternatives | Anand Menon
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David Torrance Dec 7
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Adam Evans Dec 6
Welsh Labour leadership results Round 1 Drakeford 46.9% Gething 30.8% Morgan 22.3% Round 2 Drakeford 53.9% Gething 41.4% Mark Drakeford becomes the new Welsh Labour leader and will be nominated to the Assembly next week for appointment as First Minister
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UK Supreme Court Dec 6
Judgment will be handed down at 9.30am in Courtroom 1 on Thursday 13 December in the case of the UK Withdrawal from the European Union (Legal Continuity) (Scotland) Bill – A Reference by the Attorney General and the Advocate General for Scotland,
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David Torrance Dec 5
Why We Miss the WASPs
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David Torrance Dec 5
Alas not
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David Torrance Dec 5
Just read this 1976 pamphlet by the late John Biffen MP; includes still-pertinent observations on consensual Unionism & the “English sense of identity”...
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David Torrance Dec 4
Looks incredible!
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