HENDRY TO EMBARK ON WHISTLESTOP REGIONAL TOUR

Sanctus The Chancellery yesterday announced that Chancellor Hendry would be embarking today on a 10-day-long tour across the International Democratic Union that will see, amongst other events, her visit Sanctarian peacekeepers in Lauchenoiria. The flesh-pressing tour, which will include a number of bilaterals, is designed to remind various new governments across the region of Sanctaria’s […]

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DHS TO BEEF UP DISASTER AGENCY AS STEWART ADMITS OFFICE FAILURES

Sanctus Homeland Security Secretary Kathryn Stewart today admitted that the Department of Homeland Security’s Office for Emergency Response has been “woefully under-funded and under-resourced” for years, which in part has led to consequences such as delays in combating forest fires, and flood management. Under questioning today at the Senate’s Homeland Security Committee, Stewart said that […]

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GOVERNMENT APPOINTMENTS POSTPONED DUE TO FEDERALISATION ISSUES

Sanctus A number of five-year-terms in government-appointed positions, due to end on February 28th, have been extended by a month because of confusion post-federalisation, Secretary for Governmental Affairs Ben Jackson confirmed today. The delay is because the the government has not yet finalised which positions should be disestablished and split among states, and when it […]

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SCP ANNOUNCE STATE LEADERS

Sanctus Only a day after the Democratic Left Party (DLP) because the first party to announce their new state leaders post federalisation, Leader of the Sanctarian Conservative Party (SCP), Kate Cruz, announced her picks as the leaders of the state branches of the SCP. Cruz, who will remain party president and national/federal leader of the […]

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NEW POLITICS IN A NEW SANCTARIA

Sanctus Legislation officialising the referendum result was signed by President Woodstrom this morning – Sanctaria will become a federalised country at one minute past midnight on January 1st, 2019. While the entire process will take much longer than this referendum campaign, the Democratic Left Party, and in particular Secretary for Devolution and Governmental Affairs Ben […]

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“GREAT DEVOLUTION BILL” SENT TO CONSTITUTIONAL REFORM COMMITTEE

Sanctus Almost a month after the government first unveiled their white-paper on devolution and decentralisation of power, Secretary of State for Devolution Ben Jackson today formally submitted a bill to the Joint Committee on Constitutional Reform, the bill now formally beginning a long and arduous journey through committee stages, report stages, and debates and scrutiny […]

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