Posts tagged ‘Tony Grew’

Foreign Affairs committee stands up for gay rights in the Cayman Islands

A committee of MPs has said it is “deplorable” that the Cayman Islands draft constitution excludes sexual orientation as a prohibited ground for discrimination.

Continue Reading August 9, 2009 at 7:18 pm 1 comment

Peers mark the end of an era as Law Lords depart for Supreme Court

The House of Lords has paid tribute to the Lords of Appeal in Ordinary ahead of the formation of the new Supreme Court.

Continue Reading July 28, 2009 at 12:46 am Leave a comment

MPs demand statement on Equitable Life before summer break

The Leader of the House of Commons has said that that there will be a written ministerial statement about Equitable Life before MPs go on their summer break next week.

Continue Reading July 16, 2009 at 4:31 pm Leave a comment

MPs discuss lump sums, pension funds and RPSM03105070

The Commons was awash with acromyms, schedules and figures on Wednesday night when Barry Gardiner undertook a “technical and complicated” discussion of the Finance Act 2004.

Continue Reading July 13, 2009 at 3:34 pm Leave a comment

Labour rebel MPs fail to secure amendment to Finance Bill on 10p tax

A group of Labour MPs failed to pass an amendment to the Finance Bill yesterday that would have forced the goverment to ensure nobody is financially worse off as a result of the abolition of the 10p rate of income tax.

Continue Reading July 8, 2009 at 5:33 pm Leave a comment

MPs should be cut to 250 and paid £30,000 a year says UKIP peer

A member of the House of Lords has made a series of eye-catching proposals on constitutional reform.

Continue Reading July 7, 2009 at 1:44 pm 1 comment

Mike Turnock’s traditional craft skills plugged by MPs

The MP for High Peak and a junior minister at the Department for Culture, Media and Sport have heaped praise on the skills of a Derbyshire craftsman.

Continue Reading June 27, 2009 at 2:50 pm Leave a comment

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