In a major constitutional change aimed at raising public levels of interest in parliamentary proceedings at least above those enjoyed by chaffinches on Countyfile, the House of Lords is to be scrapped and replaced by a new second chamber consisting of Sir Tom Jones, Jessie J, Danny O’Donoghue, and Will.i.am.
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The Government’s flagship Welfare Reform Bill has suffered a series of defeats in the House of Lords, but Work & Pensions Secretary Iain Duncan Smith has vowed to press on with plans to force poor people to wear benefits caps.
Posted: Feb 1st, 2012
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Thousands 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.
Posted: May 24th, 2011
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