Monday 7th April 2014 | 15:57
MPs get very indignant whenever anyone dares to suggest that Commons
recess breaks are somehow a 'holiday'. They all say they do invaluable
work in their constituencies etc etc and don't jet off for jolly trips
in the su...
Thursday 3rd April 2014 | 09:06
Much to the chagrin of the MoJ, the 'prisoner books ban' story keeps
rumbling on. Days after claims that the Incentives and Earned
Privileges (IEP) scheme could face a legal challenge, Poet Laureate
Carol Ann Duffy is to...
Friday 28th March 2014 | 09:16
The Lords has a chance to make a little bit of history today with the
final hurdle for the Dan Byles bill, implementing limited but
important reforms on evicting errant peers and retirement schemes. Dan
has written for P...
Thursday 27th March 2014 | 09:01
Technical gremlins mean the Waugh Room Memo probably hasn't hit all
of your inboxes this morning. Below is the essential preview of what's
happening in Westminster today.
As it happens, now and again, I put up a publ...
Tuesday 25th March 2014 | 12:20
Kevin Spacey's House of Cards is popular among MPs, but it sounds
like he's about to become even more popular in the Treasury.
I'm told that the distinguished Hollywood and theatre actor last
night gave a very warm we...