As MPs related the impact of the Bedroom Tax on the poor and disabled yesterday — notably Stephen Pound, whose own brother uses his so-called ‘spare’ bedroom for kidney dialysis — one Tory in particular seemed aloof to their plight. Retired British Army officer Bob Stewart was clearly visible snoozing behind Anne Main during early exchanges. Did someone […]

A parliamentary probe has been launched after Tory MPs denied tabling questions put down in their names, Scrapbook can reveal. The written questions related to spending on government credit cards — but the MPs for whom they were tabled had no idea what they had supposedly “asked”. With John Prescott accusing Eric Pickles’ DCLG of running a media “smear campaign” […]