Speeches in the House of Commons by the Tory Jacob Rees-Mogg are an erudite comedy turn. As MPs debated the European Union (Approvals) Bill (Lords), which writes into British law two draft regulations passed by the Council of the European Union, only he thought it necessary to read into the official record part of what one of the regulations actually said.
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Sunday 23 January 1994
Dear John Gummer: A cycling enthusiast urges the Environment Secretary to start a government U-turn and support the London riverside route
Monday 10 January 1994
Interview: Sara Keays, she doesn't give up: It is ten years since 'l'affaire Parkinson', the birth of Flora and the arrival of Sara Keays as harridan/victim/heroine. Which is the true her?
Tuesday 21 December 1993
Sunday 14 November 1993
Sunday 17 October 1993
BOOK REVIEW / Mr Smith goes to town in search of votes: John Smith - Andy McSmith: Verso, pounds 17.95
Tuesday 20 July 1993
Sunday 27 June 1993
Sunday 20 June 1993
Wednesday 16 June 1993
Major defends European stance: Prime Minister casts aside fury roused by Maastricht debate to indulge his passion for cricket
Thursday 20 May 1993
Wednesday 19 May 1993
Sunday 11 April 1993
Man with 15,000 answers mines rich vein in trivia: Law student takes pounds 60 maximum jackpot out of dozens of pub quiz machines every week
Saturday 03 April 1993
Sunday 21 March 1993
Sunday 28 February 1993
Rochester by-election: Ukip gains second MP as Tory defector Mark Reckless holds seat
'Beast of Bolsover' Dennis Skinner takes Ukip MP Mark Reckless to task moments after he is sworn in
Rochester by-election: Labour MP Emily Thornberry resigns after posting white van and England flags tweet
The young are the new poor: Sharp increase in number of under-25s living in poverty, while over-65s are better off than ever
Ukip says babies born to immigrants in the UK should be classed as migrants – which would include Nigel Farage’s own children
Tamir Rice: 12-year-old boy playing with fake gun dies after being shot by Ohio police
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