Posts tagged ‘Harriet Harman’

Former Commons Speaker to become Baron Martin of Springburn

The new title of former Commons Speaker Michael Martin has been revealed. When the House of Lords returns after the recess he will be presented as Baron Martin of Springburn, of Port Dundas in the City of Glasgow.”


Continue Reading August 28, 2009 at 6:35 pm 2 comments

MPs ask if “Harriet or Mandy” will run the country during summer recess

Harriet Harman told MPs today that Gordon Brown will remain in charge while Parliament is in recess.

Continue Reading July 16, 2009 at 4:47 pm 1 comment

MPs demand statement on Equitable Life before summer break

The Leader of the House of Commons has said that that there will be a written ministerial statement about Equitable Life before MPs go on their summer break next week.

Continue Reading July 16, 2009 at 4:31 pm Leave a comment

State Opening of Parliament to be held on 18 November

Her Majesty the Queen will open Parliament on November 18th, the Leader of the House of Commons has confirmed.

Continue Reading July 16, 2009 at 3:56 pm Leave a comment

Government accused of “dumping” written ministerial answers in session’s final days

The Shadow Leader of the House of Commons has accused Harriet Harman of “rather taking the mickey” over the “absurd number of written ministerial statements published today.”

Continue Reading July 16, 2009 at 3:30 pm Leave a comment

Tories question effectiveness of welfare reform policy

Shadow Leader of the House Alan Duncan launched an attack on the government’s flagship welfare reform policy Pathway to Work during business statements yesterday.

Continue Reading July 10, 2009 at 12:45 pm Leave a comment

Harriet Harman fills in for Gordon Brown at PMQs reports on the exchanges during this week’s session of questions to the prime minister.

Continue Reading July 8, 2009 at 1:29 pm Leave a comment

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