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Hashtag Democracy

Last week I was standing by for a call from the Speaker of the House of Commons, my life has its colour I tell you, he was calling me at 10:15. 833 more words


Judith Okely ( Lectured 1981-1989)

Further details on my Essex Students in the 1980s Judith Okely

When I arrived at Essex from Durham University where I had been lecturer, I soon noticed very different students. 796 more words


PMQs: Democracy in Action or Televised Playground?

House of Commons speaker John Bercow has taken up the position of a nursery-school teacher, as he attempts to beat back the beastly boys and girls shouting and screaming over one another during the half-hour session of comedy that is Prime Minister’s Questions. 899 more words