Articles tagged with John Major
by Sadie Smith / 07 Mar 2013 10:52
The end of day adjournment debate is undertaken after all the other usual business of the House – Departmental questions, Private Member’s Bills, government legislation, and Dennis Skinner roaring about “posh boys” – is over. They are an opportunity for backbench MPs to pin a Minister down about a local issue and, whilst nothing substantive often emerges, it is a useful way in which ordinary Members can hold the Government to account.
by Vicky Wong / 12 Jun 2012 09:42
The Leveson Inquiry will resume tomorrow to hear from Nick Clegg and Alex Salmond.
Summary of today's evidence
Both Ed Miliband and Harriet Harman want the Leveson Inquiry to look into the issue of media ownership in the interests of "media plurality".
Harman says that she has spoken to editors to agree on a set of principles and has said that there is "more of what they don't want