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Georgina Bailey is Policy Editor at The House. She leads policy and parliamentary campaigns coverage, as well as covering the work of All-Party Parliamentary Groups
Julian Knight secured the chairmanship of the DCMS committee on a platform calling for reform to the BBC. A former journalist at the corporation, he has vowed to be a “critical friend” in his new role. The Tory MP talks to Georgina Bailey about why the Beeb must reflect the views of the nation as a whole.
A senior Tory MP has condemned Boris Johnson for his "really ill-judged" comments comparing female Muslims wearing the burqa to letter boxes.
Ahead of International Women's Day, the new chair of the Women and Equalities Committee Caroline Nokes talks to Georgina Bailey about the prime minister’s “ill-judged” comment, the women she most admires, and why the mute button is everyone’s friend
A senior Tory MP has condemned the "brutal" methods employed by Boris Johnson's top adviser.
A self-described ‘independent thinker’, Huw Merriman believes he is not cut out for government. The new chair of the Transport Committee talks to Georgina Bailey about decarbonisation, levelling up fairly, and sticking his neck out
Mike Amesbury MP talks to Georgina Bailey about his PMB for affordable school uniforms
The sole survivor of Labour’s pre-election Efra team, Luke Pollard has four major Bills plus a climate emergency on his radar. The new shadow environment secretary talks to Georgina Bailey about fisheries, his plans for a coastal renaissance and his determination to stop Brexit standards slipping.
This week, Lord Dubs talks to Georgina Bailey about family reunification for unaccompanied child refugees after Brexit
The Green MP talks to Georgina Bailey about her push for Parliament to be a beacon of sustainability
Our institutions, their representatives and reputations have been bruised and battered in recent years. Does a new Parliament offer a chance for renewal? Whether it’s closing loopholes in electoral law or tackling bullying and harassment, Sebastian Whale and Georgina Bailey look at how MPs can get their House in order
In just two and a half years, the 2017 – 2019 Parliament made history with several firsts. From PMQs to parenting to periods, we remember some of the procedural and more personal firsts in the chamber
As Parliament dissolves, and the country prepares for a third general election in four years, Georgina Bailey looks back at the moments that have defined the 2017 - 2019 Parliament
Lord Mann talks to Georgina Bailey about his new role as Independent Adviser on Antisemitism
Thangam Debbonaire MP explains why she’ll “be badgering as many people as possible” in her campaign for a fund to cover the travel costs of childhood cancer treatment
Lord Bird talks to Georgina Bailey about his his latest campaign for a UK-wide Future Generations Act, and how he's not afraid to "cheese off some people" to ensure that society and the planet work for the children born in the next few decades.
With constitutional questions abounding, we asked the Commons Library expert, Graeme Cowie, about what it’s like being the brain behind the briefings Westminster relies on.
As the longest Parliamentary session since the Civil War finally ends for prorogation, The House wants to test your knowledge on the last 341 days of activity in the Commons.