Posts tagged ‘Reshuffle’

Glenys Kinnock takes her seat in the House of Lords

Former MEP Glenys Kinnock took her place in the House of Lords today. Baroness Kinnock of Holyhead joins her husband Neil, former leader of the Labour party and European Commission, in the upper house.

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Continue Reading July 1, 2009 at 9:23 pm Leave a comment

Science and Technology Committee reformed after creation of new super-department

The government has announced that it will establish a Commons Science and Technology Committee. It will meet for the first time in October.

Continue Reading June 30, 2009 at 12:10 pm Leave a comment

Queen allows MPs to debate 300 year ban on foreign workers

A debate on a private member’s bill had an unusual start on Friday when the Queen placed “her prerogative and interest” at the disposal of Parliament for the purposes of the bill.

Continue Reading June 15, 2009 at 1:53 pm Leave a comment

MPs praise Chris Bryant’s performance as Deputy Commons Leader

The Shadow Leader of the House of Commons has led tributes to Chris Bryant, who was promoted to a junior post in the Foreign and Commonwealth Office earlier this week.

Continue Reading June 11, 2009 at 4:55 pm Leave a comment

London MPs discuss gang culture during teenage knife crime debate

The Shadow Home Secretary initiated a debate on teenage knife crime yesterday.

Continue Reading June 11, 2009 at 3:55 pm 1 comment

MPs clash over ban on display of tobacco products in shops

Andy Burnham made his first appearance at the despatch box as Secretary of State for Health yesterday.

Continue Reading June 9, 2009 at 5:04 pm 1 comment

All 2012 Olympic venues “are on schedule”

Olympics minister Tessa Jowell has told MPs that construction of the Olympic park in east London is more than a third completed.

Continue Reading June 9, 2009 at 3:53 pm Leave a comment

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