In the News Wednesday 22 February
Author: Emily Randall
Published on Feb 22, 2012
There are more rumours of Tory rebellion over House of Lords reform (Times - paywall).
The Deputy Governor of the Bank of England has declared that it is for politicians, not the bank, to decide how the bank should adapt in the event of Scottish independence (BBC).
Former Foreign Secretary Jack Straw has called for the European Parliament to be abolished (Guardian).
Education Secretary Michael Gove has argued that the Leveson inquiry is having a chilling effect on British journalism (Guardian).
Commentator Dan Hind argues that calls for abolition of the monarchy is a distraction from the real constitutional problems in the UK (al-Jazeera).