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Changes to i spy strangers

by Tony Grew

Parliament is in recess until June 1st.

Over the coming weeks i spy strangers will be moving to a new hosting platform and changing to a new page design, which boasts additional user-friendly features.

Commons

Overweight lorry drivers "should be screened" for sleep disorder

by Tony Grew

Labour MP Meg Munn had to wait until 1.30 on Wednesday morning to begin her adjournment debate on road deaths caused by a sleeping disorder, as the House discussed the Finance Bill into the night. 645 more words

Commons

Newmark proposes minimum standards for football goalposts


by Tony Grew

A Conservative MP has introduced a private member’s bill that aims to improve goalpost safety standards.

Brooks Newmark said the “beautiful game” has a devoted following “in all parts of the House.” 420 more words

Commons

Bishop of Bradford asks peers to 'hear the cry of the poor'


by Tony Grew

The newest member of the Lords Spiritual spoke in the chamber for the first time yesterday.

The Bishop of Bradford, who took his seat in the Lords in March, chose… 590 more words

Lords

MPs name and shame cheap cider and defend bingo halls


by Tony Grew

“Frosty Jack’s cider costs £3.39 and has 7.5 per cent. alcohol. A bottle holds 22.5 units.

“For pocket money prices, a man could drink his entire recommended weekly intake from one three-litre bottle of Frosty Jack’s.” 694 more words

Commons

The member for Beverly Hills condemns "educational equivalent" of 50% tax


by Tony Grew

Graham Stuart made the most of the last few minutes of debate on the Apprenticeships, Skills, Children and Learning Bill yesterday.

The Tory Member of Parliament for Beverley and Holderness launched a stinging attack on his fellow member of the 2005 intake, namely Ed Balls, close confidant of the Prime Minister and Secretary of State for Children, Families and Schools. 491 more words

Commons