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Independent
Tom Watson: the man tipped to be Labour's next deputy leaderMcBride. Then, during what he thought would be his last few months as an MP, h
Tom Watson: the man tipped to be Labour's next deputy leader
Independent / Posted yesterday
McBride. Then, during what he thought would be his last few months as an MP, he volunteered to fill a vacant place on the Commons Culture, Media and Sport select committee. Days later, a story broke that the News of the World had paid the head of... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Expenses scandal MP given peerageabolition of House of Lords and full blown anti SW1 agenda. #worseIsBetter Hav
Expenses scandal MP given peerage
Daily Telegraph / Posted 3 days ago
abolition of House of Lords and full blown anti SW1 agenda. #worseIsBetter Having an unelected parliamentary chamber selected by UK party bosses is grotesque. Time to scrap House of Lords. http://t.co/meKLzv8CJK Our new Scottish Lords should... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Expenses scandal MP given peerageand a £31 call-out to have bees removed. His expenses were so extensive that i
Expenses scandal MP given peerage
Daily Telegraph / Posted 3 days ago
and a £31 call-out to have bees removed. His expenses were so extensive that in 2004 he negotiated a special deal with the Commons fees office, which for several years automatically paid him a 12th of the annual allowance each month. In... Read more
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Prospect Magazine
Who’s been made a peer? Full honours listof Mitie Group PLC Anne McIntosh – former MP for Thirsk and Malton and Chairma
Who’s been made a peer? Full honours list
Prospect Magazine / Posted 3 days ago
of Mitie Group PLC Anne McIntosh – former MP for Thirsk and Malton and Chairman of the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Select Committee Michelle Mone OBE – leading entrepreneur and sits on the Board of Directors for The Prince’s Scottish Youth... Read more
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Independent
House of Lords: David Cameron warned new intake of peers will undermine effectiveness and cost taxpayer more than £1mthere in one go, but it is important to make sure the House of Lords more accur
House of Lords: David Cameron warned new intake of peers will undermine effectiveness and cost taxpayer more than £1m
Independent / Posted 12 days ago
there in one go, but it is important to make sure the House of Lords more accurately reflects the situation in the House of Commons and that’s been the position of prime ministers for a very, very long time and for very good and fair reasons,” he... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Andrew Alexander, journalistthe 1970 election study, The Making of the Prime Minister), Alexander believed
Andrew Alexander, journalist
Daily Telegraph / Posted 17 days ago
the 1970 election study, The Making of the Prime Minister), Alexander believed in mastering White Papers, Green Papers, select committee reports and the like. Because he knew what was happening behind the scenes, he was equipped to unveil what... Read more
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Shropshire Star
Shropshire police chief calls for 20mph zone views « Shropshire Starput extra, unnecessary demands on the police.” The idea of a general 20mph lim
Shropshire police chief calls for 20mph zone views « Shropshire Star
Shropshire Star / Posted 22 days ago
put extra, unnecessary demands on the police.” The idea of a general 20mph limit has received support from the House of Commons select committee on transport, directors of public health and the National Institute for Health and Clinical... Read more
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Independent
Faith, hope and charity: Organisations like Kids Company have a vital role to play, but its demise shows the need for effective oversightformally overruled civil servants, means it deserves to be the subject of an in
Faith, hope and charity: Organisations like Kids Company have a vital role to play, but its demise shows the need for effective oversight
Independent / Posted 24 days ago
formally overruled civil servants, means it deserves to be the subject of an inquiry, most usefully by the relevant select committee of the Commons. For her part, Ms Batmanghelidjh denies claims the charity had been mismanaged and that this... Read more

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