Daily Archives: November 7, 2013

Watching the watchers: a serious test for the Intelligence and Security Committee

Recent months have seen a diverse cast of characters including newspaper proprietors, senior police officers and BBC executives being grilled by Parliamentary select committees. Today’s appearance of intelligence agency heads before the Intelligence and Security Committee is not likely to … Continue reading

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They really do work for you: Parliament, MPs and Prime Ministerial neglect

In a series of papers for the right-wing Centre for Policy Studies the Conservative MP, Andrew Tyrie, highlighted the problem of Prime Ministerial neglect of Parliament under Tony Blair, characterising  Parliament as, Mr Blair’s Poodle. The data presented by Tyrie … Continue reading

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