With the flood defence blame game set to kick off in the Commons this week, spare a thought for the residents of Pooley Bridge, Cumbria.
While many of us have still to hoover up those remaining pine needles, Transport secretary Patrick McLoughlin has been having a whale of a time trying to blame everything on train operators and Network Rail. Thousands were left stranded in North London on 27 December after some bright spark decided to divert Kings Cross trains to Finsbury Park […]
Transport secretary Patrick McLoughlin is reportedly “alive to local interest” in re-opening a south coast railway line which has been closed for 44 years. Busy Mr McLoughlin even took time out to travel to Lewes station today: Transport Secretary meets #Lewes MP to discuss #rail provision between #London & the south coast bit.ly/15sop6S — Dpt […]
While Orange Book-er David Laws is highly rated by David Cameron and George Osborne, it seems not all Tories are pleased to see him return to government. Writing on his website, South Dorset MP Richard Drax moans: “He intentionally broke the rules on expenses and rightly resigned only a few days into the Coalition Government. He should have […]
While known for his schoolmasterly dressing down of MPs, it seems John Bercow still has something to learn when it comes to discipline. During a recent debate in the Verkhovna Rada, lawmaker Oleg Lyashko called the vice-speaker a “pharisee” after he was blocked from making a speech. Adam Martynyuk responded by, erm, leaving his chair and grabbing […]