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Lords reject George Osborne's plan for employees to sign away their legal rights in return for receiving shares in their companies
Wednesday 20 March 2013
George Osborne suffered an embarrassing rebuff last night after peers threw out his plan for employees to sign away their legal rights in return for receiving shares in their companies worth as little as £2,000.
Sunday 17 March 2013
Friday 15 March 2013
This year's Budget could prove to be the Coalition's biggest betrayal of older people yet. It's considering cutting universal pensioner benefits as a way to shrink the financial deficit.
Thursday 07 March 2013
The Queen's Speech will be on Wednesday May 8, Commons Leader Andrew Lansley said today.
Wednesday 06 March 2013
Music and politics rarely mix well, what with Radiohead's Thom Yorke recently threatening to sue David Cameron if the Tories ever use his tunes on the campaign trail. But superstar DJ Fatboy Slim has no qualms about mixing things up and is due to perform a gig tonight at the House of Commons.
Tuesday 26 February 2013
The former Tory Education minister Tim Loughton has turned his fire on his old boss Michael Gove by tabling a series of hostile parliamentary questions designed to unseat the Education Secretary’s key adviser.
Tuesday 12 February 2013
Meals made from lamb should also be tested for horse meat content amid concern that the adulteration scandal has spread beyond beef to other meats, it emerged.
Sunday 27 January 2013
Monday 14 January 2013
Former Brookside star Claire Sweeney said she is "thrilled" after getting engaged to her toyboy fiance who is 14 years her junior and says the pair plan to tie the knot in the House of Lords.
Tuesday 08 January 2013
This notorious protester deserves a permanent presence in Parliament Square
Monday 31 December 2012
The Coalition has been hit by 27 rebellions this parliamentary session – and the scale of dissent would have been higher but for the abandoning of moves to reform the House of Lords.
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