Posts Tagged “hansard”

PMQs: Clegg to Brown on Chilcot Inquiry – “What have you got to hide?”

by Stephen Tall on January 13, 2010

Missed PMQs? Here’s the catch-up …
Nick Clegg pressed Gordon Brown to volunteer to appear before Sir John Chilcot’s inquiry into the Iraq war this side of the general election “before people decide how to vote on his record in government?” The Prime Minister replied that it wasn’t a matter for him. (Odd how when […]

Upick Opik? Not if you’re Hansard

by Stephen Tall on October 27, 2009

You’d have thought he’d be famous enough by now, but apparently not … The Independent reports:

Liberal Democrat MP Lembit Opik will complain to the Commons authorities today after his name was missed off a key internet search tool. The online of version of Hansard, which records everything said in Parliament, has a “search by Member” […]

#Trafigura – the Hansard transcript

by Stephen Tall on October 14, 2009

Astute readers may have noticed one or two mentions on the site yesterday concerning Trafigura, its lawyers Carter Ruck, and their attempts to impose a gagging junction on The Guardian preventing the reporting of Parliamentary proceedings.
Not only was the issue promptly picked up by Lib Dem leader Nick Clegg, but two of the party’s […]

Nick's pick of the greatest Parliamentary speeches in the last century

by Stephen Tall on April 6, 2009

A big tip of my hat to Michael White in today’s Guardian for his feature, Greatest speeches in parliament of the past 100 years, 1909-2009, which links to a number of the Hansard transcripts of Parliamentary speeches nominated by ’46 (…)

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