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On This Day - 6 March 1453

6 March 1453 – Edmund and Jasper Tudor are present for the first time at the Opening Day of Parliament as recognised members of the Royal Family after their recent ennobling by their half-brother Henry VI. 107 more words

On This Day

Would a brand new Westminster save the Union?

Could nostalgia become a thing of the past?

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I can hardly bring myself to read this weekend’s papers, or listen to Jeremy Vine’s or anyone else’s radio phone-in, in case the subject of repairs to the Palace of Westminster comes up as a topic. 694 more words

Popular Culture

Out-of-touch MPs ‘don’t get it’, says ex-Civil Service chief (#uk #politics)

From The Independent

Too few politicians in Britain have any idea what life is like for people living on benefits, the former head of the Civil Service has warned, criticising ministers who send their children to public schools and have private health care rather than use the NHS. 648 more words

Government & Politics

Breaking news: Court fees to increase

Following on from our post which was published yesterday, Parliament has approved the increase to court fees.

The increase is expected to come into force on… 185 more words

Dispute Resolution

Speaker's Commission on Digital Democracy

The Speaker’s Commission on Digital Democracy has published its report ‘Open Up’. The report recommends how Parliament can use digital technology to help it to be more transparent, inclusive, and better able to engage the public with democracy.

Parliament

Cholera reports in Zimbabwe: Yes Dr/Cde/Sir/Minister But!

Cholera is an acute infectious disease characterized by watery diarrhea that is caused by the bacterium Vibrio cholerae, first identified by Robert Koch in 1883 during a cholera outbreak in… 446 more words

Out-of-touch MPs ‘don’t get it’, says ex-Civil Service chief (#uk #politics)

From The Independent

Too few politicians in Britain have any idea what life is like for people living on benefits, the former head of the Civil Service has warned, criticising ministers who send their children to public schools and have private health care rather than use the NHS. 648 more words

Government & Politics