UK Politics

Politics in the United Kingdom


What is the point of PMQs?

This week saw another Budget speech done by George Osborne, which was (mostly) leaked to the media beforehand. Prior to that though was another round of what some consider to be pantomime – Prime Minister’s Questions. Its an institution that goes back years, but is it effective and do we […]


Dorries defeated

To be honest, the result wasn’t surprising given the strength of feeling on the matter, which I mentioned in my previous blog post. Nadine Dorries‘s amendment about abortion counselling failed at the voting stage, with 118 Ayes and 368 Noes. It was a crushing defeat that came after some spirited […]