Get your copy…

IMG_0134I had a short article in The House magazine last week to mark the 90th anniversary of the founding of the 1922 Committee.  I opened with: ‘The 1922 Committee is a body with a somewhat confusing name.  It wasn’t founded in 1922 and it is not a committee.  Formally, it is not even called the 1922 Committee.  It voted to change its name in 1943, but no one – including the 1922 Committee – appears to have taken much notice.’  

To find out more about the 1922 Committee, you can read The Voice of the Backbenchers, which John Rentoul has described as an ‘excellent short book’.  (You see, it is a book.)   It is available for £7.99 (including postage and packing) from

About Lord Norton

Professor of Government at Hull University, and Member of the House of Lords
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