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boris johnson

Boris Johnson Told To ‘Act Quickly’ To Help Hundreds Of Ukrainian Teenagers

Lord DubsBoris Johnson has been urged to “act quickly” amid claims that hundreds of Ukrainian teenagers have not yet received visas for the UK.Lord Dubs, who was brought to Britain from Czechoslovakia on one of the Kindertransport trains in 1939, has outlined a number of “desperate” cases. He has written to Boris Johnson alongside Labour MP Tulip Siddiq saying he is “extremely concerned” about the welfare of teenagers fleeing the war-torn […]

today16 June 2022 1

charlie king

Towie Star Tells MPs Botched Nose Job Plunged Him Into ‘Depths Of Despair’

Charlie KingTV star Charlie King today spoke out about how having plastic surgery plunged him into the “depths of despair”.King, 36, who has spoken out about having body dysmorphia, underwent a nose job after the first Covid-19 lockdown that did not go to plan.He told MPs there needed to be more awareness around mental health before someone is allowed to spend thousands of pounds on surgery. King also argued that there […]

today17 May 2022

Lindsay Hoyle

Speaker Calls For Review Of Parliament’s Work Practices After Sexual Misconduct Claims

Sir Lindsay Hoyle, Speaker of the House of Commons.The Speaker of the House of Commons is calling for a review of current working practices in Parliament.Sir Lindsay Hoyle said a review is “needed urgently” to examine the current structure whereby MPs employ their staff directly.It follows a spate of allegations by MPs and staff of bullying and sexual misconduct across the parliamentary estate.Hoyle’s office said he was working with political […]

today1 May 2022

conservative

Harassment, Sexism And Misogyny: 5 Years Of ‘Pestminster’

Labour's Angela Rayner, and the former Conservative MPs Chris Elphicke and Andrew GriffithsWestminster was nicknamed Pestminster just five years ago due to a series of sexual misconduct accusations – and judging from the recent news, the culture in parliament has hardly improved.As POLITICO’s Playbook pointed out, “it seems every few months we go through the same charade” of shock, “empty promises of zero tolerance” and reforms – only for the […]

today28 April 2022 1

boris johnson

Parliament Prorogation: What Is It And Why Is It Happening (Again) Now?

MPs will usually only reconvene at the new parliamentary session, marked by the state opening and Queen’s SpeechThe term “prorogation” summons flashbacks of the Brexit crisis, when Boris Johnson unlawfully suspended parliament and had to apologise to the Queen. Despite that controversy, prorogation is a routine process that signals the end of a parliamentary session and brings nearly all of its business to a close.Parliament is proroguing Thursday afternoon and MPs […]

today28 April 2022 1

house of commons

More Needs To Be Done To Improve Culture In Parliament, Downing Street Admits

Prime Minister Boris Johnson speaks during Prime Minister's Questions in the House of Commons, London.Parliament has “more to do” to improve its culture, Downing Street said today amid a fresh sex scandal.Two female Tory MPs have said they saw a male colleague watching porn on his phone in the Commons.The chief whip has asked the women to refer their allegations to parliament’s independent complaints scheme, which investigates allegations of misconduct.It […]

today28 April 2022

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