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Tuesday 8th July 2014

First meeting today is with Jenny Willot MP, who is possibly the youngest person I have interviewed so far.

She is the Lib Dem MP for Cardiff and a Deputy Government Whip. 248 more words


Sculpture celebrating women’s votes revealed in Parliament

A new light sculpture celebrating the 150th anniversary of the campaign for female suffrage has been revealed in the Houses of Parliament.

The artwork which is called: New Dawn was designed by Parliament’s Artist-in-Residence for Women’s Suffrage, Mary Branson, and will be permanently located above the St. 518 more words


Jeremy Hunt told off like a naughty schoolboy after using his phone in chamber

Hunt was accused of ‘impairing parliamentary decorum’ after he could be seen using his phone while Shadow Health Secretary Heidi Alexander led the debate.

Footage shows Bercow – who would obviously make a great head teacher – tell off Hunt only minutes into the debate. 521 more words


OPINION: David Cameron at PMQs is Flashman, but John Bercow is Uriah Heep


I’ve just been looking at today’s Westminster PMQs, because the media word I keep on seeing about the weekly bunfight as I scan the day’s events (I’ve been busy in the real world all day) is ‘ugly’. 540 more words

Make your Mark Reception

The Make your Mark reception was hosted inside the Speaker of the House of Common’s private residence at the Houses of Parliament. The event was hosted by John Bercow MP, Speaker of the House of Commons, alongside Rob Wilson MP, Minster for Civil Society, to celebrate the success of the Make your Mark ballot, exceptional speakers from the debate at the House of Commons in October, and to an ecstasy of excitement and relief: announce the continuation of funding to the UK Youth Parliament until the end of this government in 2020. 464 more words


Order, come to order

Those words are all I hear John Bercow yell, for those who are not familiar with that name, John Bercow is the speaker for the House of Commons. 294 more words