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Dear Lord….

Lord Norton

 Parliamentarians, especially MPs, receive a mass of letters.  Each year, I put down a question asking how many items of mail were received in the Palace of Westminster in the previous year.  Last month, I was given the figures for 2007.  A total of 4,199,853 items of post were received.   The percentage split between the…

Interested in Parliament 2….

Lord Norton

One of the best sources of information about Parliament is the Parliament website (www.parliament.uk). This now has a mass of useful information and is invaluable not only for learning about the institution but also about subjects debated or investigated by either House or their committees. Just browsing through the official report (Hansard) for each House,…