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MPs’ parents ‘dreading the summer holidays’

October 'can't come too soon'‘It’s absurd that they get so long off,’ said Alan Duncan’s father.

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Posted: Jul 24th, 2015
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MPs demonstrate at universities over cut in expenses

In a remarkable tit-for-tat manoeuvre, MPs gathered yesterday at universities across the country to protest at the reduced monies they will be able claim through the MPs’ expenses scheme.

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Posted: Dec 10th, 2010
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Al-Qaeda postpones terror campaign until end of Strictly and X-Factor

bombing Dusseldorf to wait until Anne's danced the rumbaAl-Qaeda is struggling to secure sufficient numbers of bombers during the current series of Strictly Come Dancing and X-Factor.

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Posted: Nov 24th, 2010
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Personalised postcodes to include ‘B1G 80Y’ and ‘S3XY 0NE’

In a new plan to generate increased profits, the Royal Mail is to take a leaf out of the DVLA’s vanity licence plate business and enable the public to change ‘functional but drab’ post codes to ones that express their individuality and character through a personalised range. The new customised post code register is to include name-based entries such as J1M5 GAFF, ‘cheeky’ codes such as H0T L1PS or F15T M3, and a range of more discreet codes that pundits have said could be popular with parents keen to avoid difficult questions about how exactly their address falls into the most popular schools’ catchment areas.

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Posted: Feb 5th, 2009
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Parliament launches Register of MPs’ Sexual Interests

‘An official record of MP’s erotic preferences, sexual persuasion and extra-marital relationships.’

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Posted: May 15th, 2007
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