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David Cameron summoned to Commons over Jeremy Hunt

3 years agoNews : The Coming Crisis

David Cameron was today dramatically summoned to explain to MPs why he has not ordered a probe into Culture Secretary Jeremy Hunt. Commons Speaker John Bercow approved an urgent question tabled by Labour demanding to know why the issue of Mr Hunt's links to News Corporation has not been handed to independent adviser on ministerial interests Sir Alex Allan.Downing Street confirmed that the Prime Minister - who had been due to visit Milton Keynes campaigning for local elections - will respond personally in the Commons this afternoon.
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John Bercow loses his battle to appoint Carol Mills as Commons clerk

Politics / UK Politics : The Coffee House (3 days ago)

John Bercow has lost his biggest attempt at a power grab after MPs recommended that the appointment process for the Commons clerk be terminated. The governance committee set up after… Continue reading The post John Bercow loses his ... Read Post

Jeremy Hunt attacks Labour for A&E crisis

Politics / UK Politics : The Coffee House (2 years ago)

Andy Burnham summoned Jeremy Hunt to the Commons this afternoon for a shouty hour about who loves the NHS more. The Health Secretary’s answer to Labour’s urgent question on the… Continue reading The post Jeremy Hunt attacks Labour f... Read Post

John Bercow on cutting the number of MPs. Has the Speaker crossed the line?

Politics / UK Politics : Politics Blog (4 years ago)

Has John Bercow, the Commons Speaker, crossed the line and intervened in party politics? The question arises because Mr Bercow has cast doubt David Cameron’s plans to reduce the number of MPs and questioned the Prime Minister’s pled... Read Post

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