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MPs' hidden staff

  1. The register of MPs’ staff is always incomplete at any time because not all staff with parliamentary passes are included. Those holding passes for less than three months – so-called short-term passholders – aren’t registered.
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UPDATE: Has Grant Shapps got another alter ego?

  1. I’ve now (evening) received a reply from Grant Shapps’ parliamentary office (see previous post).
  2. Freddie Downing “was a former employee in Grant Shapps’ parliamentary office, who carried out the preliminary research earlier in the year for the most recent British Infrastructure Group report.”
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Has Grant Shapps got another alter ego?

  1. “UK’s mobile phone scam,” screamed the front page of the Daily Mail on 29 October 2016. A new report from something calling itself the British Infrastructure Group of MPs (BIG) says that 17M of us have poor mobile phone reception at home – or none at all.
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I am delighted that the government is to back the Homelessness Reduction Bill

I have written on several occasions about the proposed Homelessness Reduction Bill that recently was introduced to parliament by the Conservative MP, Bob Blackman.

You can read what I have previously written… 306 more words

Homelessness

Conservatives will not contest Jo Cox MP by-election

As a mark of respect for the murdered Labour MP, Jo Cox, the Conservative party have promised not to contest the triggered Batley and Spen by-election. 292 more words

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Stable door

Originally published on Inside Edge 2, my blog for Inside Housing

Back in 2010 a Conservative housing minister mused that a period of stable house prices would be a good thing. 815 more words

Housing Market

OFFICIAL: Brexitosis 'firmly under control thanks to new Government booklet' says Hunt

So great is the danger to all Britons faced by the possibility of Grexit, the Government’s media advisor Mr Clinton Slobsby has recommended a booklet be sent to every household in the UK explaining what to do in the event of chemical warfare being used to spread the deadly Russian-made virus Brexitosis. 444 more words