Posts tagged ‘summer recess’
The government has published the costs of running the Houses of Parliament.
The House of Lords and the House of Commons have gone into recess. They will return on October 12th.
Yvette Cooper introduced legislation in the Commons yesterday that puts the government’s commitment to end child poverty by 2020 on a statutory basis.
Harriet Harman told MPs today that Gordon Brown will remain in charge while Parliament is in recess.
Her Majesty the Queen will open Parliament on November 18th, the Leader of the House of Commons has confirmed.
MPs warned today that Trident nuclear weapons should not be replaced over the House of Commons summer holiday.
The Speaker of the House of Commons has told MPs that neither he nor his staff leaked details of his statement to the House on proposals to elect his deputies.
Since becoming Speaker last month, John Bercow has made it clear that he feels the government should tell MPs about a change of policy before the press.
Labour, Lib Dem and Conservative MPs have spoken out against the 82-day summer recess.