This autumn marked the thirtieth anniversary of my appointment as Professor of Government at the University of Hull. My claim to fame is that, when I was app… 348 more words
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It’s not often you see props used in the House of Commons, and judging by John Bercow’s reaction you can see why.
MP Peter Bone felt the Speaker’s wrath when he put on a hat, with tassels and ear flaps, to raise awareness of a breast cancer charity. 142 more words
MPs were reduced to tears this afternoon as they listened in silence to a colleague reveal she was raped as a 14-year-old.
Michelle Thomson, the independent MP for Edinburgh West, said she felt “ashamed” after a man she knew took her into the woods and assaulted her as he walked her home from a youth event. 107 more words
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
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