Posts tagged ‘The Guardian’

Newspaper bugging story prompts urgent Commons question

Dr Evan Harris MP has asked the Home Secretary what steps he is taking “to look into the actions of the police in respect of the use by the newspapers of illegal surveillance methods.”


Continue Reading July 12, 2009 at 12:52 pm 1 comment

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

Untrained police officers and unacceptable tactics at G20 say MPs

Aspects of the policing of the G20 protests in central London in April had the potential to seriously damage the public’s faith in the police, a committee of MPs has reported.

Continue Reading July 1, 2009 at 12:01 am 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

Commons approves sanctions against Lib Dems who leaked to The Guardian

The House of Commons has decided to withdraw access to the House from two Liberal Democrat Parliamentary staff.

Continue Reading June 9, 2009 at 3:15 pm Leave a comment

PM expresses support for Mr Speaker as MPs speak out

A Tory MP has confirmed he is to table the first motion of no confidence in a Speaker of the House of Commons in more than 300 years.

Continue Reading May 12, 2009 at 5:59 pm Leave a comment

Journalists give evidence to Lords committee on public engagement

An inquiry investigating how the House of Lords could improve public understanding of its work and role has heard evidence from senior journalists.

Continue Reading May 7, 2009 at 12:51 pm Leave a comment

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