Wednesday 19th January 2011 | 15:06
When David Cameron was asked in PMQs about the infamous Blair-Bush
memos ahead of the Iraq war, he came up with an intriguing reply.
He said that while the principle of the confidentiality of contacts
between Prime Mi...
Wednesday 19th January 2011 | 09:27
John Bercow's speech last night to the Institute for Government was a
noteworthy event in more ways than one.
The Speaker made an impressive case that Parliamentary scrutiny has
improved in recent years, and months, w...
Wednesday 19th January 2011 | 08:54
The barricades have gone up again around Parliament and this
afternoon we could be in for a major student protest.
Unlike tuition fees that come into force in a couple of years, losing
£30 a week is very much a here-a...
Tuesday 18th January 2011 | 16:27
As Mark Pritchard's outburst underlined in glorious technicolour last
week, there are a fair few Tory MPs who would be glad to see the back
of Speaker Bercow.
But until recently, the idea of ousting him - a la Sp...
Tuesday 18th January 2011 | 12:53
David Davis and Jack Straw are the hard men of their respective
parties. Have-a-go hero types, separated mainly by their different
views of civil liberties.
But on one issue they are fully in agreement: the wrong-head...