Posts tagged ‘Nicholas Winterton’

Government accused of “irresponsibility” in phasing out analogue radio spectrum

Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport Sion Simon outlined the government’s progress on the digital radio switchover during questions on Culture Media and Sport yesterday.


Continue Reading July 21, 2009 at 2:57 pm Leave a comment

Long-term decline of UK manufacturing ‘not as bad as other countries’

Last week the House of Commons discussed UK manufacturing.

Continue Reading July 15, 2009 at 12:59 am Leave a comment

MPs unhappy with one day of debate on new policing bill

Same-sex wards in NHS hospitals, the protests in Parliament Square and the disappearance of Chinese children were among the issues raised at Business Questions today.

Continue Reading May 15, 2009 at 9:01 am Leave a comment

Tory MP suggests deploying water cannons against Parliament Square Tamils

A veteran MP has suggested tougher tactics against the ongoing Tamil protests in Parliament Square.

Continue Reading May 13, 2009 at 4:35 pm Leave a comment

Whole-term limits on party funding desirable says Justice Secretary

Political action on party funding hasn’t moved on a great deal since the report of senior civil servant Sir Hayden Phillips back in 2007, MPs were told yesterday.

Continue Reading May 6, 2009 at 12:03 pm Leave a comment

Alan Duncan asks if Harriet Harman feels “appreciated” by the Prime Minister

At their weekly Commons tete-a-tete on Thursday, the Leader of the House and her Shadow, Alan Duncan, clashed over the supposed “leak” of Budget information and the Prime Minister’s “deeply weird” appearance on YouTube.

Continue Reading April 25, 2009 at 6:30 pm Leave a comment

MPs seek greater independence from Government timetables

MPs clashed over the independence of the House of Commons yesterday as Deputy Leader of the House Chris Bryant took questions on how Parliament was run.

Continue Reading April 24, 2009 at 12:29 pm Leave a comment

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