Betty Boothroyd

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Name: Betty Boothroyd
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

Scots fears lead to call for 7-day opinion poll ban

Alt Text: The MoleBetty Boothroyd leads campaign as YouGov boss admits hedge funders have been seeking advance info Column The Mole Tuesday, September 16, 2014 - 10:29am Amid fears that Scottish voters are being swayed by headline-grabbing opinion ... [Published The First Post: Latest - 7 hours ago]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 1 reports

Watch The Moment Ian Paisley Got Thrown Out Of The House Of Commons

Firebrand preacher Dr Ian Paisley, who passed away today , was once thrown out of the House of Commons for calling a Tory cabinet minister a liar.In a tense stand-off in December 1993, speaker Betty Boothroyd ordered the Democratic and Unionist Party ... [Published Huffington Post UK - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

First Boris – then Farage… Why is the Right funnier than the Left?

Nigel Farage will fight to be UKIP candidate for South Thanet at tonight's hustings – only a few hours after Boris submitted his application to Uxbridge.Farage should walk it tonight but the actual election will be trickier. He has to topple a 7,000 Tory ... [Published Telegraph - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 24 2014 - Updated Aug 24 2014 - 1 reports

Commons Clerk row deepens

John Bercow’s controversial choice for the new Commons Clerk, Carol Mills, has spoken out after a row erupted over her suitability for the role.Commenting on an email that was sent to the House of Commons, which said she had “no parliamentary knowledge ... [Published PoliticsHome - Aug 24 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

House of Commons clerk spat is more important than you think

Speaker Bercow is in a pickle over his choice of clerk. PA/PA Wire/Press Association ImagesAs the Chief Officer of the House of Commons, the speaker is well used to being in the spotlight. But in recent weeks, John Bercow has dominated the airwaves more ... [Published Conversation UK - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

John Bercow is right to fight for a more modern House of Commons | Steve Richards | Comment is free

The Commons is silent and empty but the speaker, John Bercow, still manages to generate raging headlines[1]. A row has erupted between him and his various critics over the appointment of a new chief clerk for the Commons. Even the saintly former speaker, ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Cyclists led down the
wrong path

From: Howard Bannister, Hutton Lane, Levens, Cumbria.THERE are very valid reasons why cyclists should continue to be able, legally, to decline to use cycle paths, despite the views expressed by recent letter writers in The Yorkshire Post.Too many of such ... [Published Yorkshire Post - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

John Bercow is right to fight for a more modern House of Commons | Steve Richards

The choice of an external candidate for the role of chief clerk is the speaker’s latest battle to rejuvenate parliament‘In small ways [Bercow] has attempted to move parliament closer to the real world. There is even a creche now. Each move is met with ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

David Maddox: Bercow tackling another bastion

ONE of the regular strands of argument from those campaigning for a Yes vote in the independence referendum is that Westminster – by which they mean the politics of the Houses of Parliament – is a broken system that does not reflect life in the outside ... [Published The Scotsman - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

Row deepens over Commons clerk job

The Cabinet Secretary has been asked to intervene in the selection of a new Commons clerk after criticisms of the front runner sparked fears of a legal challenge and fresh calls by MPs for a rethink, it is reported.Carol Mills, head of the Department ... [Published BT.com - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

Betty Boothroyd Says Carol Mills Not Up To Job

Tagged: Speaker Watch ... [Published Guy Fawkes' blog - Aug 18 2014]
Entities: Betty Boothroyd
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

Senate clerk drawn into UK Commons row

ONE of the Australian parliament's most senior officials has been drawn into a row over who should preside over the UK's House of Commons.AUSTRALIAN public servant Carol Mills is set to be the next clerk of Britain's lower house, a decision yet to be ... [Published Tasmania Mercury - Aug 18 2014]

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Former Speaker Betty Boothroyd said it would be "an embarrassment to the crown, to government and to parliament to put this name before the queen" , the Press Association reported

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Scots fears lead to call for 7-day opinion poll... [Published The First Post: Latest - 7 hours ago]
Watch The Moment Ian Paisley Got Thrown Out Of ... [Published Huffington Post UK - Sep 12 2014]
Humiliation for Bercow over £200k Aussie clerk:... [Published Mail Online UK - Sep 02 2014]
First Boris – then Farage… Why is the Right fun... [Published Telegraph - Aug 26 2014]
Commons Clerk row deepens [Published PoliticsHome - Aug 24 2014]
The ‘Buckingham Bonaparte’ is cornered [Published The Coffee House | Politics and News Discussion ... - Aug 22 2014]
Ex-ministers join Commons clerk row [Published BBC - Aug 22 2014]
House of Commons clerk spat is more important t... [Published Conversation UK - Aug 21 2014]
John Bercow is right to fight for a more modern... [Published DailyMe.Com - Aug 20 2014]
Cyclists led down the
wrong path [Published Yorkshire Post - Aug 20 2014]
John Bercow is right to fight for a more modern... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Aug 20 2014]
David Maddox: Bercow tackling another bastion [Published The Scotsman - Aug 19 2014]
Betty Boothroyd Says Carol Mills Not Up To Job [Published Guy Fawkes' blog - Aug 18 2014]
Senate clerk drawn into UK Commons row [Published Tasmania Mercury - Aug 18 2014]
Row deepens over Commons clerk job [Published BT.com - Aug 18 2014]
The new Lords ‘lobby fodder’ [Published Yorkshire Post - Aug 09 2014]
PIO jewellery tycoon is UK’s new Tory peer [Published Asian Age - Aug 08 2014]
Britain packs more into overcrowded House of Lords [Published Qatar Peninsula - Aug 08 2014]
Britain packs more members into overcrowded Lords [Published Yahoo! News - Aug 08 2014]
Betty Boothroyd and peers set to rebuke Cameron... [Published The Coffee House | Politics and News Discussion ... - Jul 28 2014]
Vaguely milling around to find the right thing ... [Published Calcutta Telegraph - May 06 2014]
VIDEO: Miller should resign to 'save honour' [Published BBC News Video - UK - Apr 08 2014]
Stop 'whining' about the noise at PMQs, Tory MP... [Published Telegraph - Feb 18 2014]
'MP portraits will be pieces of history [Published Telegraph - Jan 15 2014]
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Culture Secretary Maria Miller should step down "as a question of honour", former Commons Speaker Baroness Betty Boothroyd has said. ...
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