The Speaker, and some leaders, may say they and the public hate the Punch and Judy name calling moments, but then they cannot resist the odd jibe at their rivals.
Image caption Jewish groups protested outside Parliament last month Communities Secretary Sajid Javid has said MPs from all parties must show they “get” the “pernicious prejudice” of anti-Semitism. Opening a debate in the Commons, he warned the “world’s oldest hatred” was on the rise. “This is an issue which has come to a head now […]
The BBC has defended a decision to air Enoch Powell’s 1968 “Rivers of Blood” speech on Radio 4. The Archive on 4 programme, presented by BBC media editor Amol Rajan, will on Saturday broadcast the right-wing MP’s anti-immigration speech – voiced by an actor – in full for the first time. The decision to do […]
Image copyright Getty Images With little more than a year to go before the UK is due to leave the European Union, the issue of Brexit remains a divisive one. Where does public opinion currently stand? Brexit continues apace, with controversy never far away. The prime minister recently proposed the UK should leave both the […]