Friday 31st October 2014 | 08:47
The Benn family's love-hate relationship with the House of Lords
looks like it's set for a curious new chapter.
When Tony Benn died this year, his eldest son Stephen automatically
inherited his peerage and became...
Tuesday 28th October 2014 | 15:28
Several Tory MPs think that the new Brussels £1.7bn budget bill has
killed off any faint hopes the party may have of winning the Rochester
Monday 27th October 2014 | 13:16
The PM is hoping his Commons statement will rally his backbenchers in
a fight against the common enemy of Brussels.
That may not be an easy task, not least as even a reduced bill would
result in the UK paying more as ...
Wednesday 22nd October 2014 | 16:06
It's been a long time, but there's an Asquith back in the House of
Thanks to one of those peculiarly British quirks in our constitution,
Raymond Asquith, the 3rd Earl of Oxford and Asquith and the
Wednesday 15th October 2014 | 11:24
Lord Freud has come under fire for more than a few 'gaffes' in recent
years, not least him using the phrase 'bedroom tax' rather than the
Coalition-approved 'spare room subsidy'.
Earlier this year, it was even claimed...