Parliament

What Should We Do About Carter-Ruck?

13 October 2009 22:32

I am delighted to add my voice to those congratulating The Guardian’s David Leigh and parliament’s Paul Farrelly MP for…

Rejoice, rejoice, rejoice

13 October 2009 13:52

The Guardian is reporting that, “Within the last hour, Trafigura’s lawyers Carter-Ruck, abandoned an attempt to prevent the Guardian from…

Widdecombe: I’ve just had enough

21 August 2009 16:58

It’s worth reading Iain Dale’s interview with Ann Widdecombe in the latest issue of Total Politics. Widdecombe is, of course,…

Coulson in the clear?

14 July 2009 12:29

It’s worth following Andrew Sparrow’s typically excellent live blog of the Commons culture committee’s first public hearing into the recent…

Who watches the watchmen?

13 July 2009 13:40

In the US, a storm is brewing over Dick Cheney’s alleged role in concealing an intelligence programme from Congress. Whatever…

Cutting through the jargon

9 July 2009 12:18

There was a wonderful outbreak of wit and erudition at Parliament this morning. The sketch-writers Simon Hoggart and Matthew Parris…

Government wins 10p tax vote

7 July 2009 19:39

The government’s dire warnings that if the amendment passed all income taxes collected this tax year would have to be…

Speaker tossed aside

6 July 2009 11:53

Trevor Kavanagh’s column in The Sun today has a little story in it which shows how tense relations are between…

Is There a Real Desire for Change at Westminster?

27 June 2009 16:22

This may seem a peculiar thing to say after weeks of anger from the public and self-laceration among MPs, but…