The Speaker, and some leaders, may say they and the public hate the Punch and Judy name calling moments, but then they cannot resist the odd jibe at their rivals.
Image copyright Shutterstock Image caption Christine Shawcroft has resigned as head of the disputes committee, after three months Labour’s disputes panel is appropriately named. It consists of – in effect – the whole of Labour’s ruling National Executive Committee (NEC) and the balance of power changed last autumn when its membership expanded, and three new […]
Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionAbuse victim Clifford Walsh speaks to the BBC about his ’60 years of hate’ Thousands of people from England and Wales who as children were forcibly sent abroad, where many suffered abuse, should be compensated, an inquiry says. They were sent to Australia and parts of the […]
Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionFour stories of rough sleeping in England Rough sleeping in England has increased for the seventh year in a row, new official figures reveal. There were 4,751 people counted or estimated to be bedding down outside in autumn 2017, a 15% rise on the year before and […]