Archive for June 11, 2009

MPs praise Chris Bryant’s performance as Deputy Commons Leader

The Shadow Leader of the House of Commons has led tributes to Chris Bryant, who was promoted to a junior post in the Foreign and Commonwealth Office earlier this week.

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“Misinformation and complacency” from councils who invested in Icelandic banks

A report from the Communities and Local Government Committee has said that local authorities have put taxpayers’ money at “unnecessary risk.”

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Plymouth MP tries to raise case of nursery worker on child porn charges

A Labour MP was prevented by the Speaker from raising the recent arrest of a woman on child pornography charges today.

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London MPs discuss gang culture during teenage knife crime debate

The Shadow Home Secretary initiated a debate on teenage knife crime yesterday.

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Gangmasters who ignore safety ‘responsible for construction industry deaths’

The Gangmasters Licensing Act 2004 should be applied to the construction industry in order to protect migrant workers, Labour MP Jim Sheridan has said.

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Hague mocks “Archbishop” Mandelson during no confidence debate

MPs discussed the possibility of an immediate general election yesterday.

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Prime Minister presents changes to parliament but rules out referendum

The House of Commons will give up its independence and submit to a new Parliamentary Standards Authority.

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