Monthly Archives: January 2018

Restoration and renewal of the Palace of Westminster: the cost of delay

I have just received the answer to a question I tabled about what was the earliest date the two Houses could decant the Palace of Westminster if both Houses voted for that option and what was the estimated cost to the public purse of … Continue reading

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The continuing decline of parliamentary snail mail

Each year. I table a parliamentary question asking how many items of correspondence were received in the Palace of Westminster in the previous year (and, of these, what proportion was received in the House of Lords).  I have just received the … Continue reading

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Christmas caption competition: the winner..

There were some remarkably varied and inventive entries for the Christmas caption competition.  I was spoiled for choice in selecting a winner.  I enjoyed both entries by Tony Sands, not least his first which some may think was at attempt at … Continue reading

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