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Bercow? Mindful of costs?

The speaker of the house of commons John Bercow, has racked up £31,400 in travel expenses last year.

One cost was £13,331.88 for a trip to Australia. 102 more words

Green MP criticises tactics of government u-turn on fracking in wildlife sites

Caroline Lucas, the Green MP for Brighton Pavilion, has accused the government of using legislative small print to hide its policy reversal on fracking in important wildlife sites. 343 more words

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The Hansard. Britain's funniest website?

From yesterday’s debate in the commons on NHS funding:

Mr Speaker: Emulating Strangford brevity, perhaps, I call Mr Greg Mulholland.

Greg Mulholland (Leeds North West) (LD): Thank you, Mr Speaker.

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Speaker John Bercow just lost it and kicked an MP out of the Commons

John Bercow has a black belt in politely slapping down belligerent MPs.

But even he loses his rag occasionally.

This time, it was Liberal Democrat MP Greg Mulholland who drew the ire of the House of Commons Speaker. 144 more words

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UQ if you want to: John Bercow's impact on Urgent Questions

The following piece presents the research findings of a final year undergraduate dissertation based at the University of Hull.

By Ben Goldsborough

Speaker John Bercow has repeatedly reaffirmed his belief that increased use of Urgent Questions (UQs) in the chamber of the House of Commons has made… 1,052 more words

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27th May 2015 - The Queen's Speech

It’s been almost 20 years since The Queen last announced a legislative programme for a Conservative only government. There were more than 20 bills included in the Queen’s Speech which is of course written by the government. 2,799 more words

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Moving the UK parliament away from Westminster is not the change we need

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6 March 2015

John Bercow, the Speaker of the House of Commons, has warned that unless urgent repairs are carried out MPs could be forced to abandon the Houses of Parliament. 604 more words

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