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Red Face Day to raise funds for Coalition In Need

‘Just imagine the plight of MPs who face the constant stress of job insecurity, with no guarantee of a sinecure when they are finally found out,’ said unfunnyman Lenny Henry, launching this year’s Red Face Day. ‘These people often have to trek through the commuter belt between their first and second homes, running the gauntlet of hostile natives.’

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Posted: Nov 1st, 2013
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Parliamentary debates to get Hawkeye

New technology based on the Hawkeye system is being introduced to the House of Commons which will show instantly whether or not insults thrown during debates have hit the target. Observers believe it could have a significant effect on the outcome of parliamentary votes.

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Posted: Jul 15th, 2013
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Personal injury claims responsible for ‘soaring’ cost of S&M, claim MPs

The price of sado-masochist personal services has shot up in recent years thanks to unscrupulous behaviour by personal injury insurance firms, a group of MPs has found. At work, not in their private lives.

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Posted: Jan 31st, 2012
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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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Gordon Brown to remain as backbiting MP

Gordon Brown has countered suggestions that he will leave Parliament immediately, promising instead to remain a backbiting MP and work harder than ever to undermine the Labour leadership and help the party into its inevitable period of bickering, infighting and internecine feuding.

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Posted: May 14th, 2010
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