Posts tagged ‘Prime Minister’

Tessa took three staff to Vancouver Olympics

The Olympics minister has revealed how many staff accompanied her to Vancouver for the Winter Games.


Continue Reading March 7, 2010 at 6:19 pm Leave a comment

MPs condemn “rushed and piecemeal” constitutional reform

A committee of MPs has criticised the government’s constitutional reform agenda. The Justice Select Committee’s report also condemned the number of unelected peers working as ministers.

Continue Reading July 29, 2009 at 12:32 pm Leave a comment

MPs vent their frustration during Afghanistan debate

The situation in Afghanistan and Pakistan was the subject of a lengthy debate in the Commons last week, during which the government was accused of not providing British troops with enough helicopters.

Continue Reading July 19, 2009 at 2:12 pm Leave a comment

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

Committee refused access to intelligence report on Omagh bombing

The Northern Ireland Affairs Committte has said the government’s repeated refusal to allow them to see the Gibson review of intelligence intercepts means they cannot do their job properly.

Continue Reading July 14, 2009 at 4:10 pm Leave a comment

Bill to allow MPs to call inquiries into ministers proposed by Lib Dem

David Heath has presented a private member’s bill to the Commons that would allow Parliament to establish commissions of inquiry into the conduct of a Minister of the Crown.

Continue Reading July 8, 2009 at 1:25 pm 2 comments

EDM of the week: MPs dismayed by “spiteful slur” against former Speaker

Sixteen MPs have signed an Early Day Motion condemning the Chairman of the Lords Appointment Committee.

Continue Reading July 3, 2009 at 2:42 pm Leave a comment

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