Shame on Nulabour again

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Paradise lostParadise lost

In 2007, the British high court ruled the Chagos islanders had been illegally expelled and should be allowed to return, but the British government appealed and the House of Lords ruling has upheld that appeal.
Al Jazeera tells the sad story. The House of Lords also denied us a vote on the Lisbon constitution treaty. It used to be an admired institution that upheld civil liberties and human values and provided a bulwark against the Commons. Sadly no more.