Posts filed under ‘Procedure’

Speaker attacks Ainsworth’s “rank discourtesy to the House”

The Speaker of the House of Commons has launched a blunt attack on the tactics of the government.

Continue Reading October 15, 2009 at 7:32 pm Leave a comment

Tory MP’s anger at “absurd” MoD top brass

A former defence minister has questioned whether the armed forces have too many senior officers.

Continue Reading October 15, 2009 at 7:19 pm 1 comment

Government to keep remaining Royal prerogative powers

The remaining Royal prerogative powers are unlikely to be abolished or reformed, according to the Ministry of Justice.

Continue Reading October 15, 2009 at 6:55 pm Leave a comment

New crossbench peers to take their seats in Lords

The Chief Rabbi is among the new peers announced by the House of Lords Appointments Commission.

Continue Reading October 10, 2009 at 1:30 pm Leave a comment

Speaker Bercow calls on MPs to be ‘fearless champions’

The Speaker of the House of Commons set out a ten-point plan for reform in a speech to the Hansard Society last month.

Continue Reading October 8, 2009 at 4:32 pm Leave a comment

Bercow’s 10 point plan for a new House of Commons

Here is a full transcript of the speech given by Speaker of the House of Commons John Bercow to the Hansard Society last month on the issue of Parliamentary Reform.

Continue Reading October 8, 2009 at 2:50 pm 1 comment

Tories plan radical Commons reform

The Conservatives have pledged to shake up the way legislation is passed by the Commons, opening it up to more public scrutiny through the internet.

Continue Reading October 5, 2009 at 10:51 pm Leave a comment

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