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lambert still lectures

This is written from my perspective and understanding; I do not present this as fact.

Bob Lambert lectures in terrorism at the University of St Andrews; he has also been accused of committing an act of terrorism. 720 more words

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Why I’m standing down from Parliament: Elfyn Llwyd, MP for Dwyfor Meirionnydd

By Rosa Prince

How did you end up in Parliament?

“We’d held the seat since ‘74 so the likelihood was that I would hold it. Everybody was saying it’s a safe seat but you question that. 2.820 more words


1-month jail sentence for ex-MP Del Mastro

ABOVE: Dean Del Mastro was found guilty of overspending during his political campaign and then lying about it. The judge called what he did an affront to our democratic principles. 539 more words


The age of the new Parliament

The 2015 general election saw the election of the youngest MP since 1832. Chrysa Lamprinakou draws on Parliamentary Candidates UK data to highlight the slow but steady downward shift in the age at which MPs start their careers and the variation across parties. 740 more words


DAILY MAIL COMMENT: Putting a price on the public's right to know

  • Tony Blair said it was one of his worst mistakes (and, no, he wasn’t referring to the Iraq War).
  • Without it, we would never have learned the full, horrifying scale of the Commons expenses scandal.
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Lord Janner and the paedophile ring at his son's elite school

  • The ring, led by politics teacher Michael Densham, was sensationally exposed in 2004 by the writer and entrepreneur Jonathan Self, who had attended the school with his brother, Will, the novelist.
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