Even fast-track repair option would take estimated six years and cost taxpayers £3.5 billion
Concerns over proposals prompt select committee investigation – but some MPs demand even more expensive option
Rape allegedly took place after drinks on the House of Lords terrace
Abandoning building for new purpose-built facility 'could be a better option', MPs say
Big Ben will be silenced for 'several months' during a £29 million refurbishment
The imagery would compromise [the building's] historic integrity'
He has been sectioned under the Mental Health Act
Speaker understood to be unhappy as ‘arrogant’ cabinet members’ attendance falls to just 12 per cent on critical matters
But the petition has still received more than 188,000 'genuine' signatures - easily passing the 100,000 threshold for the motion to be considered for debate in Parliament
MPs could be forced to debate the e-petition, which accuses David Cameron of causing 'devestation for the poorest in society for the last 5 years'
Petition is closing in on the 100,000 signatures required for MPs to consider the motion for debate in Parliament
Government plans to introduce English votes for English laws passes by 312 votes to 270 after an acriminious debate in the House of Commons
The Speaker of the House of Commons was not in the mood to be disobeyed by the Chancellor
Shadow Cabinet Officer minister Michael Dugher calls for action before 30th anniversary of the Battle of Orgrave
Sir Bruce Keogh told the House of Commons Health Select Committee there are fears that funding will be wrongly used by councils
This summer the House of Lords will be in the position to change things