February 15, 2016

THE CULTURE WARS ARE A ROUT:

Tradition of recording UK laws on vellum may be saved (Rowena Mason, 15 February 2016, tHE gUARDIAN)

The 1,000-year-old practice of printing laws on goat and calf skin may be saved, after the House of Lords said it would consider an offer from the Cabinet Office to pay the costs of carrying on the tradition.

An outcry was prompted among some MPs after peers signalled their intention to end the method of recording each act of parliament on vellum and use archive paper instead.

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