Mrs May vs Mr Corbyn in last pre-election PMQs

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Hazel Speed

This was the most bizarre and incongruous event.

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PMQs or a visit to the Hellfire Club?

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Hazel Speed

Prime Minister’s Question Time yesterday, (followed by the Prime Minister’s statement, then debate, after which a vote took place in respect of a snap General Election), was such a loud, bawdy and undignified affair, that I am sure the historic Hellfire Club would seem more sedate in comparison.

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Brexit: UK Sovereignty has started its journey home

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Hazel Speed

What a historic day! Prime Minister Theresa May signed her letter triggering Article 50 on Tuesday and on Wednesday 29th March 2017, UK Ambassador Sir Tim Barrow, handed it over to EU Council Chief Donald Tusk, who subsequently commented that it was not a happy occasion – and his message was to say, we already miss you. Thank you and good bye.

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Trumped by a Royal Flush

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Hazel Speed

The UK Parliament yesterday held a three hour debate as to whether President Trump’s state visit should be revoked following a petition signed by 1.8 million people to date.

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Where is the Moral Compass in Parliament?

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Hazel Speed

It was quite interesting the other day to watch The House of Lords commence their early debates on Brexit, a most sedate and honourable debate (no pun intended).

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Speaker John Bercow: No Confidence motion tabled by Tory MP

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Hazel Speed

This latest news does not surprise many. The only wonder was its timing, no doubt delayed so as not to affect the important outcome of the Brexit Vote on Wednesday.

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Mrs May’s Ode to Brexit Joy

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Hazel Speed

Prime Minister’s Question Time in UK Parliament on Wednesday was another rowdy affair.

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