Our big cousins across the water have for two years been disputing the political role of their Attorney General. Constitutional reformers want to depoliticise the role to make it completely independant. However, Jack Straw's constitutional reform bill, published yesterday, leaves the power of the Attorney General unchanged.
As the States of Jersey will shortly be arguing over the same dilemma, it is hoped that they will not need to seek advice from the Home Office as it will not be unbiased.
Shades of things about to come Updated.
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