Wave of protests hits Parliament to stop the Tories’ Trade Union Bill
Tuesday 3rd Nov 2015
posted by Luke James in Britain
Minorities numerous in low-paid jobs but absent in top grades
Tuesday 27th Oct 2015
Assisted Dying Bill rejected 330-118
Saturday 12th Sep 2015
posted by Joana Ramiro in Britain
THE House of Lords expenses system is wide open to abuse, an internal report warned yesterday.
Auditors said one peer had been recorded as attending Parliament on a sitting day — meaning the member could have claimed £300 — despite having been abroad at the time.
posted by Paddy McGuffin in Britain
LABOUR’S trade union group of MPs has elected its first gender-balanced committee in its history, writes Luke James.
At the annual general meeting of the group on Tuesday, 13 women and 13 men were elected to represent the 11 Labour-affiliated unions.
Thursday 10th Sep 2015
posted by Morning Star in Britain
CHEATING MPs, peers and their staff were caught red-faced yesterday when a freedom of information request revealed that computers in Parliament were used to access adultery website Ashley Madison.
Hackers Impact Team released the information of millions of users after the website...
Wednesday 9th Sep 2015
COMMONS speaker John Bercow came under fire yesterday for splashing public money on chauffeur-driven car trips over tiny distances.
The shortest was a 0.7 mile journey to a conference that cost the taxpayer £172 — but could have cost just £15 in a taxi or nothing had...
Saturday 25th Jul 2015
PARLIAMENT will today hear of victimisation and management aggression at one of Britain’s most treasured cultural institutions, as the fight against privatisation at the National Gallery hots up.
Workers at the gallery have downed tools in their latest protest against plans to...
Thursday 25th Jun 2015
posted by Conrad Landin in Britain
Unelected Monarch reveals that harsh restrictions on strike ballots will be top priority for government backed by less than
a quarter of Britain
Thursday 28th May 2015
TORY leaders skulked away from Parliament yesterday after their attempted coup against Speaker John Bercow was scuppered.
Commons Leader William Hague and government chief whip Michael Gove were left humiliated by their failed bid to depose Mr Bercow.
They tried to effectively...
Friday 27th Mar 2015