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Prime Minister’s Questions marred by orderly debate

Spectators in the public gallery at the House of Commons were shocked this week by what has been described as a ‘civilised, grown-up and orderly debate’ on key political issues, with no heckling or child-like behaviour.

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Posted: Mar 21st, 2012
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Severely drunk community demand rights, extra chili sauce, no salad

protesters saved a bit for 'besht mate' Dave CameronThousands of extremely inebriated men and women zig-zagged their way from Trafalgar Square to Downing Street late last night to deliver their hand-written, barely legible charter to the Prime Minister, demanding a fairer deal for tanked-up British citizens.

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Posted: May 24th, 2011
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Voting method for vote on voting method to be put to the vote

Options include First Past the Post, Alternative Vote, Best of Three, Consult the I Ching, A Throw of the Dice, Paper Scissors Stone and WGAF.

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Posted: Feb 21st, 2011
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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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Commons scandal as truanting MPs found using inflatable replacements

It has emerged that MPs are regularly failing to attend Parliament, concealing their absence by positioning inflatable lookalike dummies in their seats.

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Posted: Sep 24th, 2010
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