23 January 2020


Lisa Nandy Slams New Labour For Continuing 'Thatcherite Consensus' (1)
© REUTERS / Peter Nicholls 17:41 22.01.2020 Subscribe Sputnik International Sputnik for-continuing-thatcherite-consensus/ MP for Wigan Lisa Nandy has been making her pitch to the left-wing
Bercow accused of bullying staff by his former top aide (2)
Francis Elliott, Political Editor | Esther Webber January 23 2020, 12:01am, The Times John Bercow has been nominated for a peerage by Jeremy CorbynTolga Akmen/GETTY IMAGES John Bercow's hopes of a peerage have suffered a potentially fatal blow after his most senior former official filed a formal bullying complaint. Lord Lisvane, who served as the chief clerk of the House of Commons for the early part of Mr Bercow's time as Speaker, has passed a dossier of
John Bercow hits back at bullying claims made by former top official (2)
Sean Morrison John Bercow has hit back at accusations of bullying made by a peer who served as his most senior official. The former Commons speaker said Lord Lisvane had "ample time" to raise such claims during their five years working together. Lord Lisvane, who was Clerk of the House, reportedly handed allegations to the Parliamentary Commissioner for Standards. Mr Bercow, addressing the complaint that was reported by The Times on
UK parliament votes against reuniting child refugees with families (1)
British MPs approved the latest Brexit bill, but rejected five amendments. They included provisions to reunite child refugees with families already in the UK, and guaranteed residence for millions of EU citizens. British lawmakers in the lower house on Wednesday gave their final backing to the Brexit bill after removing several amendments made by the House of Lords, including a provision to reunite unaccompanied refugee children
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