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.
Liberal Democrat MPs and peers are meeting now to decide whether to withhold their support from the Culture Secretary Jeremy Hunt in the Commons tomorrow. MPs are due to vote on a Labour motion which calls for Mr Hunt to be investig... Read Post
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