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MPs portraits so expensive ‘because they need to capture both faces’

Officials at the Commons have defended the £250,000 spent on MPs’ portraits over the last twenty years, claiming that this represents good value for money because MPs have at least two faces needing painting, so artists have to be paid double.

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Posted: Jan 15th, 2014
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Tory MPs and left-wing academics in famous ceasefire

Peace broke out for a few golden hours earlier today in the bitter conflict between Conservative politicians and historians over the teaching of the First World War in schools.

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Posted: Jan 9th, 2014
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Scotland’s future uncertain after border with England stolen

'Och no, it was way lower than that'The outcome of the campaign for Scottish independence has been thrown into doubt following reports that the border between Scotland and England has been stolen.

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Posted: Dec 9th, 2013
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Nurses urge openness on MP numbers

‘I’d go as far as to suggest micro-chipping MPs to prevent any abuse of the system’

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Posted: Sep 18th, 2013
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An Idiot’s Guide to… The House of Lords

The seats in the House of Lords are red because if peers were to wake up to an all-white décor they may fear they had died.

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Posted: Jul 11th, 2012
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