Health campaigners say ban could protect nearly half a million children who are exposed second-hand smoke every week
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Friday 19 July 2013
Agency asks Lord Selsdon for further information about his Westminster statement
Thursday 18 July 2013
Lord Lloyd-Webber’s new musical is about Stephen Ward, who introduced Keeler to Profumo
Friday 05 July 2013
The Archbishop of Canterbury has spoken of a “revolution in the area of sexuality” while announcing a campaign to stamp out homophobic bullying in Church of England schools.
Sunday 30 June 2013
Up to £100,000 will be spent sprucing up two toilets in the House of Lords, it has been revealed.
Thursday 13 June 2013
Peers alleged to have boasted about influence with MoD officials to secure contracts for private firms
Wednesday 05 June 2013
Peers vote convincingly FOR same-sex marriage
Tuesday 04 June 2013
Some Lords have been receptive to Out4Marriage's email campaign
Lobbying scandal: House of Lords watchdog to investigate three peers accused of agreeing to do parliamentary work for payment
Monday 03 June 2013
The House of Lords standards commissioner has begun investigating the three peers caught up in a lobbying scandal, it was announced today.
Sunday 02 June 2013
Unlike any other job it is virtually impossible to get sacked from being a Member of Parliament or a peer.
Sunday 26 May 2013
Brian Mawhinney served as a Conservative minister in Northern Ireland for six years, during which time some 500 people on both sides of the great divide were killed. As he was leaving a Londonderry college after an official visit, a bomb was found a few yards further down the path on which he was walking; the IRA announced later that they decided not to assassinate him in case innocent bystanders were injured.
Tory Lord Feldman to face questions about allegations he described grassroots activists as 'swivel-eyed loons'
Sunday 19 May 2013
The Conservative Party Chairman, Lord Feldman, has privately admitted speaking to journalists who reported a senior Tory figure describing local party activists as “swivel-eyed loons”, it emerged on Sunday.
Labour peer Lord Falconer to table assisted dying Bill that could allow adults with less than six months to live to request help to end their lives
Wednesday 15 May 2013
Opponents say changing the law could put vulnerable people under pressure 'not to be a burden on others'
Monday 13 May 2013
Some of the providers of the new NHS non-emergency advice line have delivered an "unacceptable service", a Health Minister said today.
Sunday 12 May 2013
The tributes to Sir Alex were out of proportion, but not his pledge to a more moving retiree
Thursday 09 May 2013
It is about time the Church became serious about politics. The debacle over its opposition to the Government's welfare reform programme offers the new Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, a God-given opportunity to totally reshape the role of bishops in the House of Lords.
Scottish independence referendum: A nation divided against itself
Scottish referendum results: Cross-party consensus collapses amid Tory-Labour spat on the 'English question'
Scottish independence: David Cameron is becoming the 'George Bush of Britain'
Russia freezes Ukraine into submission: Kiev admits country doesn't have enough fuel for winter
Plebgate MP Andrew Mitchell called officer a 'little s**t', claim court documents 'exposing ex-Chief Whip's 'record of abusing police'
Archbishop of Canterbury admits doubts about existence of God
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