Thursday 10th February 2011 | 14:43
The result of tonight's vote on prisoner votes has never been in
doubt. The Commons has overwhelmingly voted for the Straw-Davis
What was always going to be most interesting was the Government's
Thursday 10th February 2011 | 11:34
David Cameron has often made gags at John Bercow's expense.
But today the Speaker looks like he is going to give Number 10 a bit
of breathing space on prisoner votes.
Two separate sources tell me that the Speaker i...
Wednesday 9th February 2011 | 14:46
Ed Mili went in hard today on cuts to Sure Start children's centres.
The PM responded by chucking back a quote from the DayCare Trust and
4Children to back his case.
Labour rightly pointed out that in fact the cash...
Wednesday 9th February 2011 | 13:04
David Cameron came under a barrage of friendly fire in PMQs.
But on the issue of voting rights for prisoners, it felt to me like a
significant shift in tone - and possibly in policy.
Tackled by Tory MP Priti Patel ...
Tuesday 8th February 2011 | 18:07
John Bercow's submission to IPSA makes fascinating reading.
He makes clear that an overhaul of the expenses system was long
overdue and welcome. But the Speaker also stresses that, in his
personal opinion, IPSA has to...