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A week in review (14th May - 17th May)

May 21 2018

A rundown of the week's parliamentary business, 8th May - 10th May

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A week in review (8th May - 10th May)

May 14 2018

A rundown of the week's parliamentary business, 8th May - 10th May

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A week in review (30th April - 3rd May)

May 04 2018

A rundown of the week's parliamentary business, April 30th - May 3rd

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A week in review (23rd April - 26th April)

April 28 2018

A rundown of the week's parliamentary business, April 23rd - April 26th

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A week in review (16th April - 19th April)

April 20 2018

A rundown of the week's parliamentary business, April 16th - April 19th

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A week in review (26th March - 29th March)

March 31 2018

A rundown of the week's parliamentary business, March 26th - March 29th

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A week in review (19th March - 22th March)

March 23 2018

A rundown of the week's parliamentary business, March 19th - March 22nd

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Lord Blunkett joins The Parliamentary Review

March 20 2018

Lord David Blunkett has been appointed chairman of The Parliamentary Review, alongside Sir Eric Pickles. By having a senior Labour and Conservative figure at the helm, the Review guarantees that it will be taken seriously by all corners of the Houses of Parliament.

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A week in review (March 12th - March 15th)

March 16 2018

A rundown of the week's parliamentary business, March 12th - Thursday 15th

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The Parliamentary Review meets Ruth Cadbury MP

March 14 2018

Though Ruth Cadbury has only been an MP since 2015, she has spent more than 25 years on the council in Brentford and Isleworth, the constituency she now represents. At heart a local MP, she is constantly in touch with the key people and issues in her area. In an interview with The Parliamentary Review director Craig Wilmann, she discusses her transition from local politics to Westminster, surprises she encountered during it, and the sometimes-adversarial nature of parliamentary dialogue.

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The Parliamentary Review meets Jonathan Reynolds MP

March 13 2018

In just over seven years as an MP, Jonathan Reynolds has served as an opposition whip, the parliamentary private secretary to the leader of the opposition, and as a shadow minister. In conversation with The Parliamentary Review’s director Craig Wilmann, Reynolds discusses his undying passion for Stalybridge and Hyde, the need for politicians to work closely with the private sector, and the time he lost Ed Miliband’s briefing papers in the loo.

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A week in review (5th March - 8th March)

March 09 2018

The parliamentary review of the week:Monday 5th: Important discussions took place regarding defence in the morning, principally concerning Russia, who increasingly appears to be a strategic enemy of the United Kingdom, especially as the Islamic State...

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Reviewing the parliamentary week (5th - 8th March)

The Parliamentary Review Spring gala

March 08 2018

With guest speakers such as Jacob Rees-Mogg, James Horwill and Julia Hartley-Brewer, it was a night to remember, but it was also an evening to reflect... To reflect, that is, on the great and inspiring work carried out by the representatives in atten...

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Jacob Rees-Mogg addressing the room

The whipping system

March 07 2018

Some see it as an archaic process with no place in modern-day parliament, whereas others consider it to be the glue holding everything together. In this article, The Parliamentary Review examines the The Whipping system as a whole, how it works, and ...

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Julian Smith MP, current government chief whip

Peers versus the people?

February 26 2018

After initial support for reducing the number of peers in the House of Lords, Theresa May has since jettisoned the plans, regarding the reforms as insufficiently thought through. Retrenchment of the power of the upper chamber has behind it a lot of p...

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House of Lords Chamber