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Re: OT: Politics [Was:Social Contract]



On Wednesday 31 May 2006 02:35, Wulfy wrote:

> The Queen may be "Head of state" but the person with power here is the
> Prime Minister...  The Queen is just a figurehead...

She does occasionally excersize her power.  Most notably, back in the late 
1990s, she declared a vote for Quebec to secede as non-binding.  The 
referendum failed without her help anyway, though.

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Paul Johnson
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