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Government reveals £500m annual spend on Parliament

by Tony Grew

The Houses of Parliament cost taxpayers nearly £500m last year, the government has revealed.

During the summer recess the House of Lords continues to ask for written answers from ministers. 282 more words


Parliament begins 82-day summer recess

The House of Lords and the House of Commons have gone into recess.

MPs and peers will next meet on October 12th and the State Opening of Parliament will be held on November 18th. 144 more words


MPs' expenses details published on Parliament website

More than one million documents relating to the expenses claims of all 646 MPs have been published on Parliament’s website.

The release of information comes after a five-year campaign by freedom of information campaigner Heather Brooke. 274 more words


BBC Parliament has an Easter makeover

The BBC’s dedicated parliament channel has updated its image.

BBC Parliament broadcasts the proceedings of the House of Commons live and shows highlights of debates from the Lords, the Scottish Parliament, Welsh Assembly and Northern Ireland Assembly, as well as a wide range of politics programmes. 190 more words