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Why is the Government allowing itself to be bullied into accepting this baseless policy by civil servants?
It's been a very confident 24 hours for John Bercow. He rebuked the Defence Secretary yesterday for his "rank discourtesy" to the Commons for late publication of the Bernard Gray report. This morning he is in the newspapers urging MPs to repay money owed under the Legg review. Today he is making the ground on […]
The Conservative front bench in the House of Lords has been slightly reshuffled. The recently enobled Lord Bates of Langbaurgh (right) becomes Shadow Minister for the Cabinet Office, and also a Whip. As Michael Bates, he was MP for Langbaurgh between 1992 and 1997. The constituency has been abolished, and is essentially now Middlesbrough South […]
I’ve noticed in my constituency that, to parts of the community, I am a disruption to the local natural order.