Posts tagged ‘MP expenses’

Jacqui speaks up for Reddich Deaf Club

Former home secretary Jacqui Smith spoke up for her deaf constituents during questions to the House of Commons Commission today.

Continue Reading October 15, 2009 at 7:49 pm 1 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

Government reveals £500m annual spend on Parliament

The government has published the costs of running the Houses of Parliament.

Continue Reading August 18, 2009 at 3:13 pm Leave a comment

Conservative candidate Chloe Smith wins Norwich North by-election

The Conservative party increased its representation in the House of Commons today after Chloe Smith won Norwich North with a majority of 7,348.

Continue Reading July 24, 2009 at 4:53 pm Leave a comment

MPs reject McKinlay’s call for Lords ministers to answer Commons questions

On Monday night a debate concerning the creation of a new select committee (Reform of the House of Commons Committee) was held.

Continue Reading July 21, 2009 at 7:14 pm Leave a comment

Speaker’s “blunt” statement on leak of his statement to the House

Mr Speaker, John Bercow, made a statement to the House of Commons yesterday about a leak.

Continue Reading July 7, 2009 at 1:54 pm Leave a comment

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