Two Lords battling to become Speaker of House want to axe hereditary peers

Two leading members of the House of Lords – who are set to battle it out to become speaker – want to axe hereditary peers from Parliament’s Upper House. Baroness Hayter of Kentish Town told the Sunday Times hereditary peers were ‘not something that would be accepted by the British public today’. Lord Alderdice told … Read more

Commons Speaker Lindsay Hoyle slams Rishi Sunak’s Budget PR drive

Commons Speaker Lindsay Hoyle slams Rishi Sunak’s Budget PR drive complaining about pre-briefing and saying Chancellor shouldn’t be ‘dashing off’ for press conference Chancellor Rishi Sunak will deliver his eagerly-awaited Budget at 12.30 today Much of the detail of the Budget has been released ahead of time by Treasury Lindsay Hoyle said ‘tradition matters’ and … Read more

Speaker Pelosi’s house VANDALIZED with red paint, a pigs head and message about $2,000 checks

Nancy Pelosi‘s San Francisco home was vandalized overnight with a pig’s head surrounded in a pool of red paint, as well as a spray-painted message appearing to allude to the failed $2,000 stimulus checks. Photos of the disturbing scene shared on social media by conservative filmmaker Maggie VandenBerghe on Friday showed the House Speaker’s white … Read more

Labour MP Chris Bryant makes grovelling apology to Speaker

Labour MP Chris Bryant makes grovelling apology to Speaker Lindsay Hoyle for ‘unacceptable’ conduct after witnesses claimed he mimed ‘f*** off’ at the Commons chair during PMQs Chris Bryant apologised for ‘altercation’ with Commons Speaker Lindsay Hoyle Extraordinary spat broke out between the pair at PMQs in the chamber last week Mr Bryant said he … Read more

TALK OF THE TOWN: Amber Heard has is now a £25k-a-time public speaker

TALK OF THE TOWN: Amber Heard joins Harry and Meghan’s public speaking agency to make £25,000-a-time speeches By Alistair Foster, Joanna Bell And Sophie Cockerham For The Mail On Sunday Published: 00:02 GMT, 13 December 2020 | Updated: 02:59 GMT, 13 December 2020 Amber Heard’s harrowing High Court battle with Johnny Depp has a silver … Read more

Labour MP Chris Bryant denies telling Commons speaker to ‘f*** off’

Senior Labour MP Chris Bryant has denied telling House of Commons Speaker Sir Lindsay Hoyle to ‘f*** off’ in an extraordinary row over social distancing rules yesterday.  Mr Bryant, who is the MP for Rhondda in Wales and Chair of the Commons Select Committee on Standards, is thought to have made the remark after being rebuked … Read more

Labour MP Chris Bryant ‘tells Commons speaker to ‘f*** off’

Senior Labour MP Chris Bryant has denied telling House of Commons Speaker Sir Lindsay Hoyle to ‘f*** off’ in an extraordinary row over social distancing rules yesterday.  Mr Bryant, who is the MP for Rhondda in Wales and Chair of the Commons Select Committee on Standards, is thought to have made the remark after being rebuked … Read more

The highly-rated Ultimate Ears Megaboom Wireless Speaker is in the Blaxk Friday Amazon sale

You can save a huge £47 off the top-rated Ultimate Ears Megaboom Wireless Speaker in the Amazon Black Friday Event By Emily Scrivener For Mailonline Published: 11:08 GMT, 23 November 2020 | Updated: 11:08 GMT, 23 November 2020 If you’re shopping for a tech lover this Christmas, then Amazon is here to make your job … Read more

Nancy Pelosi secures Democratic backing as Speaker

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi was re-elected as the leader of the Democrats on Wednesday and while she hinted this would be her final term, she refused to say so definitively.   The Democratic caucus held virtual elections due to the ongoing coronavirus crisis – and Pelosi ran unopposed.   She’ll need to secure a majority on the House … Read more