Viewing posts from November, 2015
We didn't expect many positives from the Scotland Bill debate in Westminster today but it didn't even live up to those lowly expectations. As we have reported previously the turnout for the debate was truly abysmal and had it not been for the SNP MPs the chamber would have been near empty. We present the two images of the House of Commons chamber, the first taken on the first reading of the Scotland Bill (June)
A Westminster bill which would have ensured that out of patent drugs could have been provided cheaply to the NHS has been talked out by the Conservative Minister for Health. Alistair Burt MP spent twenty seven minutes talking which meant there wasn't enough time for a vote to be taken. Burt did this intentionally which suggests he thought the government would lose the vote.